Angry boyfriend stabs 16-year-old girlfriend over 20 times on CCTV in New Delhi

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An angry boy has stabbed his girlfriend more than 20 times in full public view in Northwest Delhi’s Shahbad Dairy area.

The incident which claimed the life of the 16-year-old girl happened on Sunday, May 28 2023, according toTimes of India

The police said the boy also smashed his dead with a stone after stabbing her 20 times. Her remain was left on the street, the police said.

The underage girl, a resident of JJColony in Shahbad Dairy, fought with her boyfriend on Saturday and was on her way to her friend’s son’s birthday when her boyfriend intercepted her before stabbing her multiple times.

The official said the boy smashed her head with a stone before leaving her lifeless body on the street. Officials are waiting for a post-mortem to confirm details.

Officials have launched a manhunt for the boy who escaped after his horrific attack, which was caught on a street CCTV.

A case under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Shahbad Dairy police station based on the complaint lodged by the victim’s father, the police added.

The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, expressed sadness over the incident.

Minister Jerjrival tweeted, “A minor girl has been brutally murdered openly in Delhi. This is very sad and unfortunate. The criminals have become fearless, there is no fear of the police. LG sir, law and order is your responsibility, do something. The safety of the people of Delhi is of paramount importance.”

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Sati Maliwal said the Capital was no longer safe for women and girls.

Maliwal said, “Several people saw this but did not pay heed.”

He said, “A 16-year-old girl was stabbed 40-50 times and then was hit by a stone multiple times after which she died. All this has been captured on CCTV. Several people saw this but did not pay heed. Delhi has become extremely unsafe for women and girls. I appeal to the central govt to call a high-level meeting with Union HM, Delhi LG, DCW chief and Delhi CM.”

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