Delhi Police rules out communal angle in Rinku Sharma’s murder

Two days after the brutal killing of 25-year-old Rinku Sharma in Delhi’s Mangolpuri area, the police on Friday clarified that the murder was due to a business rivalry.

The clarification by the police came after some organisations started giving communal angle to the murder.

Four accused — Danish, Islam, Zahid and Mehtab have been arrested, police said.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Outer Delhi in a tweet said, “On 10.2.21 eve,a scuffle ensued during a birthday party in the area of Mangolpuri,following which Victim Rinku Sharma got injured in stabbing, who later succumbed to injury during treatment.A case under relevant sections was registered & all 04 accused were arrested.”

“So far, during investigation it has surfaced that quarrel started during a birthday party over shutting down of a restaurant. All persons are known to each other and live in the same locality. Any other motive alluded to this incident is factually wrong,” police said.