24-year-old youth murdered, roommate held by Vijayanagar police:

Yogesh K Porwar

A 24-year old youth was stabbed to death by his room mate over a financial row at the house in Pattegarpalya in Vijayanagar on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Irfan, (24),resident of Rajiv Gandhi nagar and working in a junk shop.

The accused has been identified as, Naveen aged about 25 years old, has been arrested while he was trying to flee.

According to the police,Naveen and Irfan had a heated argument over financial row,which took an ugly turn.In the melee Naveen picked up a knife and stabbed Irfan repeatedly.Neighbours rushed the profusely bleeding irfan to a near by hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (West),Dr.Sanjeev M Patil told reporters,Last night one murder was reported at Vijayanagar Police Station limits.Irfan (24) was killed by his roommate Naveen over a monetary dispute.The accused Naveen was arrested late last night.
As per police investigation, a dispute over money was regarding the sale of a mobile phone,he added.

The Vijayanagar police are investigating the case to ascertain the exact reason behind the murder.