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Delhi: 21-year-old man dies after getting stuck in police barricade chain


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New Delhi: In a freak accident, a 21-year-old man died after his neck got stuck between a chain used to tie two police barricades in north-west Delhi’s Subhash Place, police said today.

The incident took place last night when Abhishek, who worked as a car driver and a part-time disc jockey, was going home on his motorcycle, a police official said. His neck got stuck between the chain used to tie two police barricades, he said. A local station house officer has been sent to police lines, while a sub-inspector and four beat constables were placed under suspension for negligence, the official said. The cause of the death will be ascertained after post-mortem, he said.