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Delhi Police arrest nine in connection with Vikaspuri dentist's murder

A 40-year-old dentist was reportedly beaten to death by a group of around 15 people, including at least four juveniles, following a dispute in west Delhi’s Vikaspuri area, police said on Thursday.

Delhi Police arrest nine in connection with Vikaspuri dentist's murder

New Delhi: Following the brutal murder of a 40-year-old dentist in Vikaspuri area of West Delhi, the police have arrested nine people in connection with the incident.

The incident took place at around 12.00 a.m. on Thursday when the dentist, who has been identified as Pankaj Narang, was playing cricket with his son.

"He was playing cricket with his son at around 12 in the night when a motor-cycle passed by. While playing in the balcony of their house, the ball went outside and his son went to bring back the ball. A motorcycle then passed off speedily to which his father objected and tried to the stop the rider. The whole incident then took shape of a heated argument," Pushpendra Kumar (DCP, West) told the media here.

Following the fight, the rider called his friends from nearby J.J Camp and dragged the dentist from his home and beat him mercilessly with wooden sticks and bricks.

The dentist suffered serious injuries on his head and eventually he succumbed to them in the hospital.

"Till now, we have arrested nine people. Out of these, we have apprehended four juveniles and the rest majors. The majors have been identified as Gopal Singh, Naseer Khan, Aamir Khan and a lady named Mayassar," he added.