TNN | Aug 27, 2014, 12.12AM IST
NEW DELHI: A 30-year-old man was stabbed six times by a stranger after he smoked out a few puffs on his face. The brazen murder took place outside Nangloi metro station in west Delhi on Monday night.
The man was found lying in a pool of blood behind the station by two patrol policemen around 11.30pm who heard him call for help. When the police reached him, he pointed out to a direction saying that he was stabbed by someone. Police nabbed the killer after a chase.
Jahid (26) told police the victim had come out of the Metro station and lit a cigarette near a shop. He took a few puffs in Jahid’s direction. Jahid asked him to stub the cigarette as he did not like the smell, triggering an argument.
During the scuffle, Jahid stabbed the man a few times and fled after he saw police walking towards him. They rushed the injured man to a local hospital where he died during treatment. A case of murder has been registered.