Nagpur: Holika dahan revelry turned fatal for a 45-year-old man of Zenda Square, Dharampeth as three men attacked him with a knife following an old rivalry on Thursday evening under Sitabuldi police.
Cops have arrested accused Amit Ghanshyam Patil (43) Sonu Hariprasad Chaudhary (45) under section 324,526,34 of the Indian Penal Code. However third accused Shantaram Sabnis (45) is reportedly absconding.
According to police sources, Mansingh Ramsingh Sikarwar was busy in a conversation with his friend Robin when all the accused intercepted him on Thursday evening.
The accused trio picked up fight with a 45-year-old man and started accosting him. The conflict soon took a bloody turn when accused whisked out knife from his pocket and started attacking Sikarwar. However victim tried to fight back but could not do much against the might of three. deep cuts on his left chick and neck Sikarwar was rushed to hospital.
Further probe is underway.