3 held for robbing, killing nursing assistant in Delhi

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New Delhi, Dec 20 (PTI) Three men were arrested for allegedly robbing and killing a 17-year-old nursing assistant in east Delhi’s Patparganj Industrial area, police said on Sunday.

The accused have been identified as Piyush (23), a resident of Mandawali, Sumit (19) and Rahul (19), both residents of West Vinod Nagar, Madhu Vihar, they said.

According to police, they received information on Tuesday night about a body lying at Patparganj Industrial Area.

The body had stab injuries and was sent to LBS hospital. Later, the victim was identified as Ronit Aashish, a resident of New Seemapuri.

He worked as a private nursing assistant and used to look after the elderly in IP Extension area, they said.

Footage from around 50 CCTV cameras were examined and the accused were identified, a senior police officer said.

The trio wanted to make a quick buck and when they saw Aashish walking alone on a deserted stretch of road inside Patparganj Industrial Area at night, they stabbed him in the chest and escaped with his phone and wallet, police said. PTI NIT RHL