16-year-old girl stabbed over 20 times in horrific killing in crowded northwest Delhi neighbourhood
New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl was stabbed over 20 times and bludgeoned to death by a youth in a busy bylane as passersby looked on in northwest Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area - an incident that has drawn massive outrage as the video of the horrific killing appeared online.
The accused, 20-year-old Sahil, was arrested from Aterna village in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The victim, Sakshi, received 34 injuries on her body and her skull was ruptured, Delhi Police said, adding the final autopsy report is awaited.
The two were in a "relationship" but had a quarrel on Saturday. The victim had gone shopping on Sunday evening for the birthday party of her friend's child when she was accosted by Sahil in the densely populated neighbourhood, they said.