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NRI diamond importer arrested for stabbing two at NY

New York, Feb 09, 2008
Santokh Singh

NRI Pritam Sharma, 38, New Jersey, a diamond importer was arrested for stabbing two brothers at their jewellery Store, named NFS Diamonds, sixth-floor, 56 W. 45th St.

According to New York Post, Sharma entered the office in the early afternoon, according to investigators, argued with Eyal Yehiel, the firm’s owner, claiming he owed Sharma money, and then stabbed him in the torso.

Wyzak Goeta, brother-in-law of Eyal Yehiel tried to intervene was slashed on his right hand. Mr. Sharma was also injured in the scuffle.

The police said all three men taken to the Hospital and that were not life threatening.

Pritam Sharma was charged with two counts of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

Source: New York Post and media report