One killed by friend over Rs.100

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 12:40 hrs

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A 45-year-old man was stabbed to death by his friend after a heated argument over Rs.100 here, police said Friday. The incident was reported Thursday around 10.30 p.m. in west Delhi's Rohini area.

Deepak Vaid was stabbed by his friend Rajesh Bansal, 46, alias Mintu. "Vaid was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Bansal fled after the attack. His friends found him with blood stains on his clothes. They informed police and he was caught from his house," said a police officer.

"Three days ago Vaid lost Rs.100 to Bansal in gambling. Bansal was demanding the money from the victim. Last night Basal again demanded the money, but Vaid did not give it. They argued and Bansal stabbed him and fled," said the officer.

Both Vaid and Bansal were residents of Rohini's Sector-7.

A case has been registered and Bansal has been sent to judicial custody.

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