The South Asian Times

18 August 2019 11:38 AM

Two arrested for assaulting a man in Delhi

By IANS

New Delhi, July 16: The police on Tuesday arrested two of the three persons accused of assaulting a man in south Delhi.

The victim, identified as Pranay Pardhan of Darjeeling in West Bengal, was allegedly attacked by three men -- Yogesh (19), Saurav (23) and Vishal -- in the Kotla Mubarakpur area at 2.15 a.m., the police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Vijay Kumar said Pradhan was seriously injured after one of the accused hit him with a wooden plank. He was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital by his friends accompanying him when the incident took place.

Nitish, a friend of Pranay, informed the police that one of the accused attacked the victim with a wooden plank while they were returning home after attending a birthday party. Two other accused also took part in the assault.

"We have apprehended Yogesh and Saurav, while teams have been formed to arrest Vishal," said Kumar.

A case of attempt to murder with other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code have been registered.

 

Update: 16 July, 2019

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