A pavement-dweller allegedly stabbed his 32-year-old friend to death following a heated argument with him over some sleeping space on a footpath at Bhiwandi in Maharashtras Thane district, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred on Wednesday, they said, Accused Ramu alias Sahajram Ramadhar Chouhan, 40, has been arrested and a case under IPC section 302 (murder) registered against him at Bhiwandi town police station. “After a heated argument with his friend, Rajendra Prasad Shantiprasad Varma, over the issue of sleeping space on the footpath, Chouhan stabbed him with a sharp weapon, following which he died,” a police official said.
The victims body was later sent for post-mortem, they said.
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