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Man stabs neighbour for refusing to give him tobacco in Mumbai suburb

Mumbai city news: The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he got three stitches on his neck

mumbai Updated: Jun 02, 2017 15:22 IST
Arvind Walmiki
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A man stabbed his neighbour in the neck, after he refused to share his tobacco in Kalyan on Monday.

The accused, Vaibhav Vinayak Tayde alias Ganja, is a labourer who lives in Anand Nagar in Kalyan. His neighbour, Rajendra Sampat Gaikwad, 35, works as a plumber.

On Monday night, Tayde met Gaikwad who was on a walk, and the two began chatting. Gaikwad took out a packet of tobacco. When Tayde asked him for some, he refused. “They two started arguing. Tayde abused and assaulted Gaikwad. He took out a knife from his pocket and stabbed Gaikwad on the neck. He warned Gaikwad never to say ‘no’ to him again, and then fled,” said an officer from the Kolshewadi police station.

Passersby took Gaiwkad to a nearby hospital, where he was given three stitches on his neck and then sent home.

“We are trying to trace Tayde,” he added.

The accused was booked under section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the Indian Penal Code.