New Delhi:Four member of a family were stabbed to death in the southwest Delhi’s Palam area late Tuesday night.
Accused, Keshav, 25, who is a drug addict, allegedly murdered his two sister, father, grandmother and has now been arrested.
After returning from the Drug Addiction centre, the accused killed his entire family and was trying to escape when he was caught by his relatives.
“I heard someone jump down. I ran downstairs & saw my cousin Keshav trying to escape on a scooty. I caught him and handed him over to Police,” Kuldeep who is Keshav’s relative was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
I called up my uncle & Police. When they came, tried to break open the door. Amid this, I heard someone jump down. I ran downstairs & saw my cousin Keshav trying to escape on a scooty. I caught him and handed him over to Police. We discovered that he has murdered them: Kuldeep
— ANI (@ANI) November 23, 2022
The police arrested Keshav after the dead bodies of his family members were found with blood stain all over in their Palam house. He used a sharp tool to slit the throats of the victims as well as stabbed them multiple times, NDTV report quoted the police as saying.
The accused was under the influence of the Drug when he committed the crime, the report further added.
The deceased have been identified as Dinesh Kumar (42), Darshan Saini (40), Urvashi (22) and Deewano Devi (75).
The primary investigation revealed that Keshav did not have a stable job. He used to work in a company in Gurgaon and left the job a month ago, police said. Prima facie it seems that the accused killed his family following an argument, PTI reported.
A case under section 302 IPC has been registered and further investigation into the matter is underway.