Mumbai Crime: 45-year-old man stabbed by neighbours for breaking their chair, 2 arrested

Updated: 18 November, 2020 11:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

According to the complainant, the accused first assaulted him and then got a knife from inside their house and stabbed him, a police officer said

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A 45-year-old man was stabbed by his two neighbours for breaking their plastic chair in Kushivali village of Ambernath taluka. Police officials said the injured person has been identified as Mahadu Khandavi (45), while the accused are Kashinath Bhagat (40) and his brother Shatrughna Bhagat (35).

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According to a report in Hindustan Times, on Tuesday, Khandavi was sleeping when a dog started barking. The victim ran behind the dog with a wooden stick and when the animal hid under the plastic chair belonging to the Bhagats, Khandavi ended up hitting the chair, thereby breaking it.

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"According to the complainant, the accused first assaulted the victim and then got a knife from their house and stabbed him. We have registered a case against the two accused and booked them under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code. The victim has been admitted to Central Hospital in Ulhasnagar for treatment."

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First Published: 18 November, 2020 11:08 IST

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