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Five juveniles held for killing Delhi youth

Posted on Aug 07 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, Aug 6 : Five juveniles have been arrested for stabbing a 21-year-old youth to death on a crowded street here, police said Wednesday.

The whole incident was caught on a CCTV camera and its video footage went viral on every news channel and YouTube, a video sharing website.

The murder occurred Tuesday around 3.30 p.m. in Madangir of Ambedkar Nagar area in south Delhi.

Sachin, the youth killed, was driving a bike with a pillion rider who managed to escape the attack.

"The victim was mercilessly killed by five juveniles who came running towards him with knives on Madangir's busy street. There were locals around who did not attempt to stop the assault, presumably due to fear," said a police official.

"As the whole incident was captured on a CCTV installed in a building, we managed to apprehend the five juveniles involved in the murder," he added.

He said Sachin and his attackers both belong to Madangir area.

During investigation, it was revealed Sachin used to collect extortion money from the accused that led them to plan and execute his murder.

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