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3 more arrested for stabbing man after tempo brushes past pet dog

New Delhi: Three more people were arrested for allegedly stabbing a tempo driver to death after the victim's vehicle brushed past a pet dog in Dwarka's Mohan Garden area, a police officer said Wednesday.

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On Sunday, 19-year-old Karan Arora was arrested in connection with the case and this week, three more people were nabbed. The three other accused persons were identified as Ankit (24) and Paras (20) and their tenant Dev Chopra (28), the officer said.

The dog belonged to Ankit and Paras.The police also seized the knife which was used in the crime. The incident, in which the deceased's elder brother was also injured, took place on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

The three accused persons were absconding since then, the officer said, adding that raids were conducted at various places of their hideouts.
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Arora is currently on two-day police remand, he said. Based on a statement of the wife of the deceased Vijender Rana, a case was registered at the Uttam Nagar police station, he said.

Ankit had taken his dog out on a walk when Rana's tempo brushed past the canine following which it sustained minor injury. Enraged over this, Ankit picked up a fight with him. His brother Paras and the other accused also joined in and they allegedly attacked Rana with a knife.

When Rana's brother Rajesh intervened in the matter, the accused persons also attacked him with the knife, they added.
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