Rama Shankar, 35, a resident of Kabir Nagar on Tibba road was murdered on Saturday.
Randhir Singh, Station House Officer of Jodhewal Basti police station said that the deceased was an employee in the factory and lived with his brother and nephew.
Reportedly, the accused Shampal the neighbour scolded the nephew of deceased. The nephew narrated the story to Rama Shankar and he went to seek an explanation from his neighbour. The accused under the influence of liquor attacked him with a wooden stick.
The victim sustained head injury and was rushed to Civil Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. After the incident, police initiated investigation in the case and arrested the accused.
Assistant commissioner of police (east) Ramneesh Chaudhary said that accused was arrested few hours after the incident.