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Thane: Man held for killing relative over petty dispute

02:47 AM Oct 25, 2021 | Agencies

A 19-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly killing a distant relative following a dispute over the issue of selling fish, police said.

The accused, Kalya alias Hitesh Sanjay Nakhwal, had a quarrel with his 53-year-old relative Bhanudas alias Mukund Dattu Chowdhari on Saturday night.

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He then took the took the victim to an isolated place at Khambalpada in Dombivli town where he allegedly attacked the latter on the neck with a sharp object, an official from Tilak Nagar police station said.

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After being alerted, police rushed the victim to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. The body was later sent to a government hospital for postmortem, he said.

The accused was nabbed on Sunday and case was registered against him under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder), he added.

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