NEW DELHI: Two young men have been arrested for allegedly robbing a man of Rs.1,000 and killing his uncle in Sector 25 of Rohini here earlier this month.

The police received a call on February 6 about a man lying in an unconscious state near a school in Sector 25. He was rushed to B.R. Ambedkar Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The deceased was identified as Ram Prasad.

His nephew Sunil Kumar told the police that the two were returning home after their shift in a thread factory at Azadpur on bicycles when they were intercepted by three young men on a motorcycle.

The culprits tried to rob Sunil and Ram Prasad of their belongings, but they offered resistance. At this the assailants stabbed Ram Prasad and fled away after robbing Sunil of Rs.1,000.

The culprits have been identified as Ajay Rawat and Raju.