A 35-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by a sanitation worker in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area following an argument over spitting, police said on Friday. 

Victim Murshid lived at Gautam Nagar in Hauz Khas. 

Mukesh, 40, who worked as a sanitation worker, objected to him spitting on the floor, leading to a heated argument after which he was stabbed at around 10 AM on Friday, said a police officer. 

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The accused was caught by those present on the spot and handed over to police. A case of murder was registered at the Hauz Khas police station and the accused arrested, said the officer.

(Feature image source: PTI)