A group of bikers assaulted a man with iron rods and stabbed him more than fifty times on Thursday, reported the Indian Express. The horrific incident was reported from south Delhi’s Khanpur area, where the victim who is identified as Ashish was grievously injured in the assault. Ashish, who is reported to be in his late 20s is currently recuperating at a local hospital in Delhi where the doctors have declared his condition to be serious. Following the complaint registered by the family members of the victim at a local police station, the police, meanwhile, have initiated the investigations into the case.
The victim was on his way back home after he was running some errands during the day and later visited the local gym. As per the report, he was chased down a street close to his house by 12 men on their bikes. The assault took place around 4 pm on Thursday and it was all captured on the camera. The police said that the footage that was captured showed Ashish, in a black shirt, being stopped by two men. After that within minutes, ten more bikes zipped in and surrounded Ashish. For the next ten minutes, Ashish was reportedly assaulted with rods and then stabbed multiple times.
Meanwhile, the passers-by did not intervene during the incident as many of them feared the large number of bikers, the eyewitnesses told the police. After beating Ashish, the men fleeing with rods and knives in their hands, the CCTV footage showed. Later, Ashish fell on the road and was taken to a local hospital by the local people where he was immediately attended by the doctors. An officer said that the doctors have been treating him for more than two dozen stab wounds. While the exact number of attacks have yet not been known.
To ascertain the motive of the assault, the police have questioned the family members and close neighbours of Ashish. It was reported that Ashish was involved in a fight with some local boys earlier in the neighbourhood. The police were also told that Ashish had stopped the men from assaulting a boy from throwing balloons at them earlier. However, the claims are yet to be verified, said police.