Surat: Probe after miscreants ‘stab 40-year-old man to death, attack his friend’

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A 40-year-old man was stabbed to demise and his pal was severely wounded after the duo was allegedly attacked by a gaggle of 15 youths over an outdated enmity in Jahangirpura space of Surat on late Saturday. The son of an assistant sub-inspector at Rander police station has been recognized as one of many accused, police mentioned on Sunday.

Police mentioned that the incident occurred on Ughat highway in Jahangirpura space of the town. Jignesh Chauhan (26), a resident of Jahangirpura, and his pal Sunil Venkatraman Ayyar (40) have been attacked by a gaggle of youths after they have been standing by their automotive at an remoted location near Sangini backyard, police mentioned.

According to police, a gaggle of 15 youths armed with bats, iron rods and knives had attacked Jignesh and Sunil, leaving the 2 severely injured, and fled the spot. Akar Patel, a pal of the duo, remained within the automotive on the time of the incident, after which he had known as an ambulance. Sunil was declared introduced useless on arrival, whereas Jignesh was admitted to a personal hospital and is alleged to be in a crucial situation.

Akar recognized three of the 15 accused — Chintan Rakesh Patel, Himanshu Patel and Vithal Patel, all residents of Jahangirpura — and lodged a criticism on this connection at Jahangirpura police station on Sunday morning.

Police Inspector KA Gadhvi mentioned, “We have registered a complaint on the basis of Akar Patel’s statement. There is an old enmity between Chintan and Jignesh over some monetary or land dispute. Chintan is the son of Assistant Sub-Inspector Ramesh Patel, who works at Rander police station in Surat. We are trying to ascertain the whereabouts of the accused and they will be arrested soon.”

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