Published On : Tue, Dec 18th, 2018

Drunken brawl : Man brutally stabbed at Kharbi Chowk

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Nagpur: A drunken brawl happened at the egg vendor shop led to a serious fight between a boy and three others. The tiff led to the serious fight and ended up in the three boys, all armed, stabbing the youth in the influence of alcohol.

It is learnt that the victim had Amol Sayyam whose condition is reportedly critical at the hospital, had accidentally brushed past one of the culprits at Kharbi Chowk, leading to the brawl.

Sayyam had come with friends, including complainant Ravi Dongre, from Umred to the city to enjoy some liquor and feast on Sunday. After purchasing liquor bottles from Payal Bar near Kharbi, Sayyam and others were drinking and eating near a roadside egg vendor when he accidentally brushed past Rahul Mandekar. It’s learnt Mandekar had earlier intervened when Sayyam and the egg vendor had been arguing over some issue. Mandekar had objected to the manner in which Sayyam was speaking to the woman vendor.

Later, when Sayyam dashed into Mandekar, he had also apologized. However, an enraged Mandekar asked two of his friends, including Prashant Katole, to reach the place, and attacked the men from Umrer.

As Sayyam was heading towards his vehicle, he was pinned down by Mandekar, Katole and another. Katole, a sarpamitra or snake catcher, used a stick meant to trap reptiles to assault Sayyam. Mandekar used his sharp knife to stab Sayyam all over the body until he collapsed to the ground. Sayyam was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital, where he is now recuperating.

Nandanvan police, which have already arrested Mandekar and Katole, registered an offence of attempt to murder against them.

Nandanvan police, which had produced Mandekar and Katole before the court on Monday, procured four days of custody for the two. Zonal DCP Nilesh Bharne said he shall launch a drive against open liquor consumption in south Nagpur.