Man killed for tying goat in neighbour’s compound

July 31st, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A 65-year-old man was beaten to death by his neighbours for tying his goat in their compound in south Delhi, the police said Wednesday. Mohamed Abdul was attacked with iron roads by his neighbour Mohammed Omar and his wife Nakim after they objected to him tying his goat in their house’s compound in Okhla Vihar locality of Jamia Nagar late Tuesday.

Omar apparently asked Abdul to untie the goat and take it somewhere else. But when Abdul refused, a heated arguments ensued and Omar and his wife thrashed him, a police official said.

Abdul was rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where he was pronounced dead. Abdul has five sons and a daughter who were away when the incident took place.

Omar and his wife have been arrested and a case of murder has been registered against them, the official said.

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