A man and a woman in their early twenties, believed to have eloped, were stabbed in full public view allegedly by the girl’s family members in New Delhi’s Vasundhara Enclave area on Friday evening. The 32-year-old man died on the spot.
Delhi Police suspects the incident to be a case of ‘honour killing'.
According to police, the girl’s brother and uncle chased the ‘eloping couple’ for kilometers before they were stopped near Vasundhara Enclave in East Delhi.
Police said, “The girl’s relatives pulled out of the couple from the cab and attacked them with sharp weapons.”
A senior officer of Delhi Police said, “The boy died at the incident site. The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital with major stab injuries."
(More details awaited)