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Senior citizen beaten to death after tiff

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Published : May 26, 2018, 6:09 am IST
Updated : May 26, 2018, 6:09 am IST

As he was talking to other neighbours, the accused got to know about it and started arguing with the senior citizen.

Mittal told cops that his wife had hung a basket from the balcony to the ground floor to get some household items from a vendor who was standing outside. (Representational image)
 Mittal told cops that his wife had hung a basket from the balcony to the ground floor to get some household items from a vendor who was standing outside. (Representational image)

New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 78-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by his neighbour in Delhi’s Rohini area. The man had come to resolve a fight between his son and the neighbour, and was gathering people around to have a discussion.

According to the police, the victim has been identified as Tara Chand. His son, Ravi Prakash Mittal, lives on the fourth floor of the building whereas the accused, Ishwar Prasad,lives on the ground floor.

Mittal told cops that his wife had hung a basket from the balcony to the ground floor to get some household items from a vendor who was standing outside. This irked Prasad who started arguing over the issue.

He later told his father about the incident, who came from Gurgaon to help resolve the issue. As he was talking to other neighbours, Prasad got to know about it and started arguing with the senior citizen. The argument escalated and the accused beat up the man, knocking him on the ground.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. Cops registered a case of murder and arrested Prasad.

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