Mumbai, June 25: In a tragic incident, a vegetable vendor in Mumbai's Dadar area stabbed a customer on Monday after an argument over prices of veggies. According to a tweet by ANI, the vegetable seller took the extreme step after a tiff with the customer over the cost of the vegetables. According to a latest update, the vegetable vendor has been arrested. The incident took place at the famous vegetable market in Dadar over an argument on cost of the vegetables. The customer was taken to the hospital where the authorities declared him brought dead. Mumbai Locals: Quick Response Teams Planned at Thane, Kalyan, Dadar, Kurla as CR Preps For Monsoon 2019.
The Dadar sabzi market is in the heart of the city and is believed to be the main market for distributing vegetables across all of Mumbai. According to reports, the vegetable vendor fled from the spot. All efforts are being taken to nab the culprit. As soon as the incident was reported, police initiated an investigation into the matter. The police are investigating the closed circuit television footage from the street.
The Dadar bhaaji market, which is officially called Kranti Sinh Nana Patil Market, is one of the biggest vegetable markets in Mumbai. The Dadar vegetable market is also among the last of the stops in the food supply chain which brings farm produce into Mumbai city.
Last year in October, a man was shot at in a flower market in Mumbai’s Dadar locality. According to details by Police, the victim succumbed to his injuries later in the KEM hospital in Parel. The shooter, however, managed to escape from the scene.