A farm worker was killed in the early hours of Sunday after being ax attacked by his roommate in Akola, Maharashtra, police said.

Chabulal Bhuham and Prabhu Dhikar, who stayed together in the village of Pimpri Khurd, had an argument over food and the latter killed Bhuham with an ax and fled from the area, the post said. Akot Rural police in charge of Dnynoba Phad.

“We arrested Dhikar in a nearby forest,” he added.