New Delhi: A 52 year-old father was killed who objected to lewd comments made by two boys on his daughter in West Delhi's Moti Nagar area. According to the police, accused have been identified as Mohammad Alam and his father Jahangir Khan while the victim family belongs to Hindu family. The incident has taken communal angle and extra force has been deployed in the area. Two juveniles have also been apprehended in the matter. 

"Accused have been arrested by the police and a case has been registered against them including murder. The matter is under investigation," Monika Bharadwaj, DCP West said. 

According to the police, incident took place when the victim, her father and her brother was coming from a hospital. " When they crossed a locality one accused passed lewd comments but victim family didn't react. After sometime, father and his son came back and warned the accused who after a verbal altercation stabbed father and son. 

Local people took injured father and son to the hospital and during treatment father died," a senior police official claimed. Delhi police has registered a case under IPC section 302, 506 and 509. The son is out of danger but still in the hospital for the treatment.

Family members got to know about the incident when the father-son duo did not return and rushed to the house of the accused. Family has claimed that the deceased has received multiple injuries in his abdomen and stomach. The family of the dead man claimed that one of the accused boys was recently released from jail. The body was handed over to the family after autopsy and a report is awaited, police said.

"Accused and victim family live in same locality. After the incident, all precautionary measures have been taken to deal with any law and order situation," DCP Bharadwaj said.