Police detain murdered Vasant Kunj youth’s friendMay 28th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday detained a friend of the 20-year-old engineering student who was stabbed to death near his south Delhi home early this month.
“He was detained Friday. We had strong suspicion against him,” said a senior police officer.
Police said that a few friends of Shobhit Modi, who was stabbed a few metres from his home in Vasant Kunj, have been under close watch.
Police have questioned hundreds of people, including friends, parents of Modi’s girlfriend and history-sheeters in connection with the murder.
Modi, a second year Information Technology student at Manav Rachna University in Faridabad and an alumnus of Delhi Public School in R.K. Puram, was stabbed to death near Vasant Kunj’s C-block around 10 p.m. May 5.
He had four stab wounds, one on the chest, one in the abdomen and two in the back. His father rushed him to a hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.
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