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Monday, 17 August 2020

Bid to stop fight costs fruit vendor his life

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 16

A 53-year-old fruit vendor died after he was hit with a rod as he tried to stop a fight between his two sons and four suspects, who are also fruit vendors.

The victim has been identified as Mohammad Muftkeen, a resident of Bapu Dham Colony, Sector 26.

The police said Muftkeen's son had an argument with one of the suspects, identified as Danish, on August 14 after which they went home.

On Saturday night, Danish, along with Munish, Nadeem and Kasim, again had a fight with the victim's sons, Arbaz and Shahul, at Bapu Dham Colony. Sources said Muftkeen tried to intervene when he was hit with a rod on his head. The suspects fled from the spot.

Muftkeen was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. On a complaint of Arbaz, a case under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) was registered at the Sector 26 police station.

from The Tribune

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