Argument over old Rs 10 note costs 35-year-old Mumbai man his life; police charge vegetable vendor with murder

An argument over an old Rs 10 banknote cost a 35-year-old man his life in Dadar in Mumbai, police said on Tuesday.

Press Trust of India June 25, 2019 18:57:51 IST
Argument over old Rs 10 note costs 35-year-old Mumbai man his life; police charge vegetable vendor with murder
  • An argument over an old Rs 10 banknote cost a 35-year-old man his life in Dadar in Mumbai, police said on Tuesday

  • According to police, the victim Mohammed Hanif Siddhiqui had handed the old banknote to a vendor while purchasing vegetables from him outside Dadar railway station

  • An argument broke out between the two over the old currency, which soon turned into a scuffle during which the vendor allegedly stabbed Siddiqui with a knife

Mumbai: An argument over an old Rs 10 banknote cost a 35-year-old man his life in Dadar in Mumbai, police said on Tuesday.

According to police, the victim Mohammed Hanif Siddhiqui had handed the old banknote to a vendor while purchasing vegetables from him outside Dadar (West) railway station on Monday night.

Argument over old Rs 10 note costs 35yearold Mumbai man his life police charge vegetable vendor with murder

Representational image. AFP

An argument broke out between the two over the old currency, which soon turned into a scuffle during which the vendor allegedly stabbed Siddiqui with a knife. Siddhiqui was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead, he said.

The vegetable seller, who fled from the crime scene, was later arrested. A case of murder has been registered against the accused, the official said.

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