Ipuram: Labourers Stab I’puram Couple For Not Paying For Repair Work | Ghaziabad News

GHAZIABAD: A couple was allegedly attacked with a knife by a labourer couple on Thursday afternoon following a heated argument regarding a payment settlement for house repair work in Indirapuram.
The accused, identified as Abhi Kumar (22), and his wife Kavya (21) are absconding.
According to the police, the victims, identified as Ravikant Sharma (52) and his wife Geeta (50), residents of Abhay Khand-1 in Indirapuram, were rushed to a private hospital by neighbours and are undergoing treatment.
Two weeks ago, Abhi had come to the victim’s house for some terrace repair work. On the same day, he visited Sharma’s neighbour, Mittal’s house for whitewashing.
Abha Mittal, the neighbour recollected that around 1.30pm on Thursday, she along with her husband was returning home from the temple, when she saw the accused couple outside Sharma’s house. Her husband got a call from Ravikant within 15 minutes, asking them to immediately come over.
“Initial investigation revealed that the accused had worked at Sharma’s house two weeks ago, but was not paid. Later, when the Sharmas were looking for a house help, the accused with his wife, who is seven months pregnant, visited their house on Thursday,” said Vivek Yadav, DCP (Trans-Hindon) told TOI, adding that situation got heated up when the accused asked Sharma to settle his previous dues.
The contractor, who had sent Abhi to Sharma’s house for repair work has been detained by the police for questioning.

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