Mumbai, Feb 27 (PTI) Police today arrested four teenageddrug addicts for allegedly stabbing to death a college studentand injuring his girl companion during a robbery near theiconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
Riyaz Raees Khan, Saddam Mohiuddin Siqqique, UmerDadamiya Shaikh and Javed Feroz Choduadhary, aged about 19and residents of Nargis Dutt Nagar slum in Bandra, werearrested as they allegedly attacked the two college studentsat an isolated location near the bridge last night.
"The four were arrested this afternoon. We have enoughevidence to prove their role in the attack," Deputy PoliceCommissioner Prakash Mutyal said.
According to police, Rushabh Yadav (19) and histeenaged girl companion, both studying in a college andresiding at the government colony in Bandra, were sitting atan isolated location near the bridge last night when the fourteenagers approached them and asked them to hand overvaluables at knife-point.
Usually couples spend their leisure time during theevening hours on the location where the incident occurred,police said.
"When the four tried to snatch the bag and wallet, thevictims resisted. A fight ensued during which Rushabh and hisfriend were injured by Riyaz, who was wielding the knife," theofficer said.
The 19-year-old girl sustained injuries on her handwhile Rushabh was stabbed in the abdomen. He succumbed toinjuries this morning at the civic run Bhabha hospital, Mutyalsaid. .
The girl was treated in the same hospital and later discharged.
The girl was pursuing Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine