Dentist Pankaj Narang's Friends Seek Security For The Family

26/03/2016 4:16 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 25: Relatives of a 40-year old dentist Pankaj Narang who was allegedly beaten to death by a group of around 15 persons, including at least four juveniles, following a dispute in West Delhi's Vikaspuri area, on March 25, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Police today arrested five people in connection with the case. According to the police a little past midnight, Dr Narang was playing cricket with his son and nephew at his home, celebrating India's victory over Bangladesh in the World Twenty20 tournament. The men dragged Narang out of his house on the road and beat him up with hockey sticks and bats till he died. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- Friends and neighbours of dentist Pankaj Narang, who was beaten to death in west Delhi's Vikaspuri area, today met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and requested security for his family.

After the meeting, the Delhi Chief Minister said he spoke to the Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, who immediately agreed to it.

"Friends n neighbours of Dr Narang met me today n requested police protection for family n police patrolling in area," Kejriwal tweeted.

"I spoke to LG, who immediately agreed. They also advised me to visit the family after a few days as family was in shock rt now (sic)," he said.

A senior police officer claimed the matter was communicated to police following which some cops were deployed outside Dr Narang's house yesterday.

The 40-year-old dentist was beaten to death by a group of about 12 people at his residence in Vikaspuri area on Wednesday night, following which nine of them, including four juveniles and a middle-aged woman, have been apprehended.

Narang was dragged out of his house and beaten with bats, iron rods and hockey sticks following an argument over a bike grazing the doctor's child.

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