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Man held for killing colleague over financial dispute

Police said the accused, Nitesh Mishra and the victim, Sajid Shaikh, 25, worked together as movers and packers

mumbai Updated: Dec 04, 2016 00:11 IST
Farhan Shaikh
The police registered a case of murder against the accused.
The police registered a case of murder against the accused.(HT File Photo)

A 22-year-old man was held for stabbing his colleague to death over a monetary dispute on Saturday around 3 am in Kranti Nagar in Kandivli (East).

Police said the accused, Nitesh Mishra and the victim, Sajid Shaikh, 25, worked together as movers and packers. Mishra owed Shaikh some money.

“Mishra claims he owed Shaikh Rs100, however Shaikh’s family said he owed them Rs700. We have secured custody of Mishra,” said L Vhanmane, senior inspector at Kurar police station.

The two started fighting outside Mishra’s residence, said the police. The fight intensified and Mishra stabbed Shaikh with a knife. Shaikh sustained injuries on his back and leg. He was rushed to Babasaheb Ambedkar Hospital in Kandivli, where he was declared dead. Following this, the police were alerted.

The police registered a case of murder against Mishra.