New Delhi, Sep 6: A 40-year-old man was murdered here by two juveniles when he refused to give them Rs.20 to buy drugs, police said Friday.
The deceased, identified as Chetan, an unemployed person, was attacked by two juveniles with a knife when he was standing outside his house in Sultanpuri area in north Delhi Thursday night.
“The accused had asked him to give them Rs.20 for fulfilling their drug needs. When he refused, they attacked Chetan,” said an officer.
Chetan was taken to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital where doctors declared him dead. He received stab wounds in the chest and abdomen.
Both the accused, who lived in the same area, were taken into custody Friday morning, the officer said.