Man held for killing 72-yr-old

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly killing his neighbour in Aslali area under Ahmedabad rural police area.

The suspect, identified as Rohit Patel (35), resident of Pirana in Aslali, allegedly murdered his 72-year-old neighbour Pravin Rabari.

Police said the incident had taken place on Sunday about 3 pm when Patel entered Rabari's house to steal valuables. Rabari was alone in his house, police added.

"Before Patel could run away with valuables Rabari caught him off guard. Taken by surprise, Patel hit Rabari with a farming tool in his head and ran away," said D S Dodia, police sub-inspector, Aslali. Later, Rabari was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

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