Indore: A 30-year-old youth was stabbed to death while his friend was injured by two persons in Hira Nagar area on Saturday evening. The youth was roaming with a girl when the accused first intervened in their business and later attacked him. A person has been detained while another suspect managed to flee. The role of the girl is being investigated.
Hira Nagar police station in-charge Rajeev Singh Bhadoriya said deceased has been identified as Nilesh Bhitolwal, resident of Badal Ka Bhatta area of city. He was found injured near ESIC Hospital in Nanda Nagar area around 7 pm. He was rushed to the hospital but could not be saved.
Preliminary investigations revealed that Nilesh was roaming with a girl when accused, Akash, stopped him and started arguing. Meanwhile, Nilesh’s friend Kapil also reached the spot. The situation soon turned ugly as Akash attacked Nilesh with a knife and stabbed him two to three times. After the attack Nilesh fell on the ground. Kapil also got injured in the incident. He is undergoing treatment in a city hospital. The police are trying to record his statement.
After stabbing Nilesh and Kapil, Akash reached Pardeshipura police station. Initially, he tried to mislead the police by saying that he was stabbed by Nilesh. The truth however, came to fore when police started a search for Nilesh and came to know that Nilesh was stabbed to death by Akash. A search for Akash’s accomplice has been launched.