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  Metros   Mumbai  03 Feb 2018  Mumbai: 54-yr-old man abused, punched for paying Re 1 less, dies

Mumbai: 54-yr-old man abused, punched for paying Re 1 less, dies

PTI
Published : Feb 3, 2018, 3:44 pm IST
Updated : Feb 3, 2018, 3:44 pm IST

The incident took place late Friday night when the victim, Manohar Gamne, 54, went to buy eggs at a neighbourhood shop in Rambaugh.

Gamne allegedly paid Re 1 less to the shopkeeper which led to an argument between the two. The shopkeeper abused the victim.  (Photo: Representational Image)
 Gamne allegedly paid Re 1 less to the shopkeeper which led to an argument between the two. The shopkeeper abused the victim. (Photo: Representational Image)

Thane: A 54-year-old man from Kalyan town in Thane was killed after a quarrel over Re 1, the police said on Saturday.

The incident took place late Friday night when the victim, Manohar Gamne, 54, went to buy eggs at a neighbourhood shop in Rambaugh, said Thane police PRO Sukhada Narkar.

Gamne allegedly paid Re 1 less to the shopkeeper which led to an argument between the two. The shopkeeper abused the victim, Narkar said.

The victim and his son later went to the shopkeeper to ask him why he hurled abuses. This led to another round of verbal exchanges during which the shopkeeper’s son repeatedly kicked and punched Gamne, which led to his death, the official said.

Sudhkar Prabhu, 45, has been arrested and charged with murder, Narkar said.

Tags: murder, fight, fight over re 1, abused
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)