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Posted at: Oct 13, 2017, 2:25 AM; last updated: Oct 13, 2017, 2:26 AM (IST)

22-year-old youth stabbed to death

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 12

A 22-year-old youth, working as a salesman at Elante Mall, was stabbed multiple times by unidentified assailants, leading to his death, near the Poultry Farm roundabout on Wednesday night.

The victim, identified as Abhishek Shukla, a resident of Hallo Majra, was returning home on foot when the incident took place.

The police said the victim was stabbed multiple times in the chest and the stomach. His wrist was also slit by the accused.

The police suspect there were more than two assailants. Sources said the spot where the victim was attacked was hardly a few meters away from the national highway. However, nobody came to the rescue of the victim.

The victim kept lying on the road in a pool of blood till a PCR vehicle arrived at the spot.

The victim, who was bleeding profusely, was rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, where he succumbed to his injuries.

DSP (East) Satish Kumar said it was a blind murder and they were investigating the matter.

The victim had two mobile phones ,which were recovered by the police along with his purse. “Personal rivalry seems to be the reason behind the murder,” the sources said.

The victim is survived by his parents and three younger sisters. The family hails from Balrampur district in Uttar Pradesh.

A murder case against unknown persons has been registered at the Industrial Area police station.

The postmortem was conducted today and the body handed over to the family.

‘Save me, I am dying’ Victim’s last words to his father 

Chandigarh: “Save me, I am dying.” These were the last words of Abhishek Shukla to his father KV Shukla. The victim’s father said his son called him from the GMCH asking him to save his life. “He pleaded me to save his life,” Shukla said with moist eyes. The victim’s father said the phone then got disconnected and he rushed to the hospital. The victim underwent a surgery. However, he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim’s father, who works in a courier company in Sector 47, said he and his son did not have any rivalry with anyone. “We have been living in this city for the past 14 years and we never had any dispute with anyone,” he said. Abhishek was unmarried and wanted to get his two younger sisters, who are unmarried, settled. One of his sisters, who is 20-year-old, is married. The two younger sisters are aged 18 and 15. TNS

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