MUMBAI: The Indian police have arrested a man for stabbing his room partner over a petty issue about cell-phone charging.
The three men stayed together in a rented accommodation, which was arranged by their employer. On Sunday night they cooked and partied together. After a while, Kannupalan stabbed Ajay Bansal alias Biroo (20) in the chest in the presence of their other roommate Sanjay Bansal.
Sanjay told police that the accused got annoyed when Biroo slapped him while they were fighting over who should charge the mobile first. The accused pulled out a cutting knife and stabbed Biroo.
The accused was caught from the spot after the eye-witness alerted the neighbours and called the police.
In the complaint, Sanjay said, “For the last four months we three have been staying in the chawl and worked on different work assigned by our employer who gets work contract.