New Delhi: West Delhi's Moti Nagar area, which recently saw the murder of a 51-year-old businessman on Saturday in the hands of a Muslim rickshaw puller and his sons, is witnessing another story involving the Muslim community. 

While the victim, identified as Dhruv Tyagi was killed by Muslim men, the neighbours who rushed him and his injured son to the hospital were also Muslims. 

Riyaz Ahmed and his father Mohammad Murtaza, residents of the same area, took the victims to the hospital on their vehicles. According to reports, they rushed outside their house when they heard some noise.  When they found the victims bleeding profusely, they rushed them to the hospital. 

A senior police officer also said, "So far all witnesses who saw the incident are Muslims and neighbours of the accused. The arrests have been made in the case based on their statements and their versions will be very important in the case. They didn't hesitate to reveal the identity of the accused and provided all relative information to the police.”

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The police have arrested the accused and his entire family, including his wife and daughter.

" A local person who is also a witness in the case told us that the two women belonging to the accused family were also involved in the altercation with deceased. Based on his statement, we have made two arrests in the case on Wednesday," a senior officer told MyNation.

The incident

On May 12, a businessman was stabbed to death in west Delhi’s Moti Nagar for objecting to lewd comments made by two boys at his daughter. The incident took place when the deceased, his son and his daughter were returning home on a motorcycle. 

" When they crossed a locality one accused passed lewd comments but victim family didn't react. After some time, 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 have registered a case under IPC section 302, 506 and 509. The son is out of danger but still in the hospital for the treatment.

The accused have been identified as Mohammad Alam and his father Jahangir Khan.