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Gurugram child witness parents' murder

September 13, 2019 11:24 AM

GURUGRAM: A Gurugram couple was stabbed to death in their home in front of their 7-year-old son, police have said. The man, believed to be the murderer has been arrested.

According to the police, the incident occurred late on Thursday in Dundehera. The victims -- 31-year-old Vikram Singh lived in a rented accommodation along with his wife -- and their son.

The accused Abhinav (police has revealed only first name) was a friend of Singh.

"Vikram had taken Rs 1.5 lakh from Abhinav to aid him get a job abroad, however, the arrangement did not work out. They had heated arguments on Thursday that then lead to a major fight between the two.

"When Abhinav suddenly got up and stabbed Vikram and then his wife Jyoti, who tried to intervene, " said Assistant Police Commissioner Beram Singh.

Hearing the commotion, neighbours rushed to the flat and saw the two lying in a pool of blood and the frightened boy standing nearby. They caught the accused red-handed.

The police has said that before the attack, Abhinav and Vikram had been drinking.

Investigation is underway.

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