Staff Reporter

NEW DELHI: An elderly couple was stabbed to death allegedly by their son-in-law in Sangam Vihar here on Tuesday following a minor altercation.

According to the police, Abdul Hameed (56) and his wife Ameena (52) were at their Sangam Vihar residence when their son-in-law stabbed them with a knife. They died on the spot. The accused managed to escape.

Investigation revealed that their daughter had a quarrel with her husband on Monday and she came to stay with her parents. When her husband came to take her back on Tuesday, he had an altercation with his in-laws and attacked them with a knife.

A case has been registered and investigations are on.