New Delhi, October 13: The Delhi police have arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly killing a blind man. The incident took place in Sultanpuri area on October 6. The accused, identified as Imran alias Ashu, allegedly attacked Radhe Shyam, who was visually impaired, with a stone after a verbal spat over a petty issue. The deceased would run near the Sultanpuri bus terminal. Imran had no previous criminal record, according to the police. Delhi Shocker: 52-Year-Old Man Kills Wife After Fight Over Domestic Issues, Tries To Pass It Off As Suicide.

On October 6, police received information that a man was attacked. A team reached the spot and sent Radhe Shyam to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital. He died while undergoing treatment. Subsequently, the cops registered a case of murder. During preliminary investigation, they came to know that Radhe Shyam had engaged in verbal argument with a man who later had attacked him with a stone. Delhi Shocker: Man Kills Wife, Mother-In-Law in Dwarka, Arrested.

"Our team checked numerous CCTV camera footage, developed local intelligence and questioned local criminals and drug addicts to identify the culprit. The suspect was finally identified as Imran alias Ashu, a 22-year-old resident of Aman Vihar," a police officer was quoted by Times of India as saying. During questioning, Imran, a carpenter by profession, told police that he had fell after colliding with Radhe Shyam while crossing the spot.

"An angry Imran hurled abuses at him and at a blind woman who was also present near the spot," the officer said. When both objected to his abuses, Imran allegedly became more angry, picked up a stone and threw it at Radhe Shyam. The blind man collapsed after the stone hit him on the forehead. He later succumbed to his injuries.

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