Jodhpur: Two men were arrested for stabbing a lawyer to death, police said on February 19, adding that the victim was on his way home when the assailants struck.
A CCTV footage of the incident went viral, the police said, adding that the victim has been identified as Jugraj Chauhan and the accused as Anil and Mukesh. Both the accused were arrested, the police informed further, adding that the attackers blocked the lawyer’s way while he was on his way home, and a scuffle broke out, during which one of the attackers took out a knife and started stabbing him in the chest.
As he slumped on the road, one of the attackers struck him on the head with a stone, killing him on the spot.
“The incident took place around 6 pm on February 19 evening. Jugraj Chauhan (48), a resident of Mandir Wala Mohalla, was on his way home on his bike. In the middle of the road, near his house, the accused — Anil and Mukesh — forced him to pull over and started raining blows on him.
Both took turns to beat him 3-4 times. Anil then struck him on the head with a stone twice, killing him on the spot,” Assitant Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP), Jodhpur Police, Nazim Ali, said.
He said a team from the Mata police station reached the spot as soon as word of the incident was received and sent the body to a hospital. Further investigation is underway, police said.