The Khar police arrested a 24-year-old employee of a restaurant for allegedly stabbing his colleague to death on Saturday. The police said Shyamal Dutta,who worked as a house-keeper in a food establishment near Khar Railway Station,killed Divakar Manna,25,for complaining against him to the restaurant manager.
Manna (25) worked as a chef in the same establishment as the accused. The accused and the victim had several arguments in the past and Manna had complained about Dutta to the manager on Friday,saying he was not doing his job. This angered Dutta and he stabbed Manna 17 times, said a police officer.
The officer said some of Mannas colleagues witnessed the murder. He was taken to Bhabha Hospital in Bandra,but was declared dead on arrival.