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Triple Murder Jolts Delhi's Vasant Kunj, Deceased's Injured Son Among Suspects

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| October 10 , 2018 , 17:04 IST

In a shocking incident in the National Capital, three members of a family were hacked to death while one other was left severely injured in Vasant Kunj area of South Delhi on Wednesday.

The deceased are identified as Mithilesh, his wife Siya and daughter Neha while the couple’s son Suraj was severely injured

The incident occurred in a building in Kishangarh area around 5 am. The family's domestic help alerted neighbours after she found the bodies.

According to the brother-in-law of the deceased Mithlesh, “Mithlesh’s son was kidnapped six months ago. The couple hails from Uttar Pradesh and Mithlesh was a contractor.

Ajay Chaudhary, joint commissioner of police (New Delhi range) said the first-floor flat where the family lived was locked from inside when some neighbours reached there after hearing the couple’s injured son screaming for help from the balcony. The teenager opened the gate and led the neighbours to the two rooms where his parents and 16-year-old sister were found unconscious and bleeding with multiple stab wounds.

“The injured person, Suraj, has told us that two men entered his house and attacked him and his family members. He has suffered a cut wound in his finger. When we asked him how he survived, Suraj claimed he became unconscious after being attacked,” said Chaudhary.

A police officer associated with the investigation said, “Suraj told that his mother saved his life as she stood in front of him when one of the attackers tried to stab him. We are verifying Suraj’s claims. As of now, he is also one of the suspects.”