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Delhi: Man arrested for allegedly killing step-father in Dwarka

The accused - Yogender killed Devender as he suspected that his step-father had bad intensions towards his younger sister.

Delhi: Man arrested for allegedly killing step-father in Dwarka
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New Delhi: A 20-year-old man was arrested by the police after he allegedly killed his step-father following a quarrel with him in Dwarka, officials said Thursday. 

The accused - Yogender killed Devender as he suspected that his step-father had bad intensions towards his younger sister, police said. 

The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon. 

The 45-year-old mother of the accused started living with Devender a year after her husband passed away in 2011. 

The woman also has a seven-year-old son from her Devender, a senior police officer said. 

"A quarrel broke out between Yogender and his step-father Devender over some issue. When the argument turned ugly, he took out a knife and attacked his step-father," the officer said. 

After killing his step-father, Yogender called the police and informed them that he had killed his step-father. 

The police thereafter took the accused into custody. 

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, the officer said. 

A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested, he said. 

During interrogation, the accused told the police that he suspected that Devender had bad intensions towards his 15-year-old sister, the officer said. 

The deceased is a permanent resident of Aligarh and was staying here at Najafgarh, police said, adding that further investigation is underway.