Petty brawl over a mortgaged vehicle took a bloody turn after three men reportedly stabbed a man to death near Mangalwari Market under Sadar police on Tuesday evening.
The deceased identified as Subhash Gorle, a resident of Shivaji Nagar was rushed to Mayo Hospital with severe injuries by some locals however, he was declared brought dead by the doctors.
The city Crime Branch which is on its toes to eliminate antisocial elements booked three accused identified as Kushal alias Bhatti Prabhakar Rajurkar (26), Abhay Kamlesh Fusate (20) and Atul Ghosh and placed them under arrest within couple of hours.
According to police, Subhash had lent some money to accused but kept their vehicle with him. Owing to which a quarrel broke down between them on Tuesday evening. The accused reportedly hurled abuses at Subhash before stabbing him. Subsequently leaving him in pool of blood the accused fled the spot.