Mumbai shocker: Argument over Rs 700 leads to murder

Updated: Dec 05, 2016, 08:28 IST | Samiullah Khan

The Kurar police have arrested a 25-year-old accused of murder, who allegedly killed a 22 year old labourer over an argument regarding borrowed money on Saturday night

Shocking! Argument over Rs 700 leads to murder

The Kurar police have arrested a 25-year-old accused of murder, who allegedly killed a 22 year old labourer over an argument regarding borrowed money on Saturday night.

The accused has been identified Nitesh Anil Mishra, a resident of Shikshak Chwal Kranti Nagar area of Malad, while the deceased has been identified as Sajid alias Sajju Sayed Shaikh residing in the same locality. According to police sources the accused was working as a supervisor in the firm and the deceased and the complainant 21-year-old Kadar Ramzan Shaikh were employed as labourers.

Complainant Kadar along with deceased went to the accused's residence around 9:15 pm on Saturday night to demand Rs 700, which they had lent him. The accused was not present at his house the Kadar demanded and threatened his mother to give the remaining amount. Meanwhile after the accused arrived home he had a heated argument with Kadar and later in anger he brought a kitchen knife and attacked him, the deceased Sajid came between and tried to save Kadar and got seriously injured.

He was immediately rushed to the Shatabdi Hospital but declared dead before arrival, said police officials from Kurar police station. After the police came to know about the incident and immediately rushed to the spot and nabbed the accused near Ambedkar Chauk on suspicion where police found him in bloody clothes and he was brought to the police station. During enquiry he confessed his crime, said senior polic inspector LT Vhanmane from Kurar police station.

Deceased had two injuries one in the back due to which kidney got damaged leading to his death and another one near the shoulder. The complaint Kadar also got a minor injury. The Kurar police have registered the case under section 302, and 323 of IPC and arrested the accused for further investigations.

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