An Indian man has been accused of viciously killing his neighbor out of anger after the victim played loud music outside his house and refused to lower the volume even after a barrage of complaints from the suspect. The incident happened in the Malwani area of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the accused, identified as Saif Ali Chand Ali Sheikh, 25, reportedly felt irritated and disturbed after his neighbor Surendra Kumar Gunnar sat outside his shanty house and loudly played a series of songs on a recorder, India Today reported.

Despite Sheikh asking Gunnar to lower his volume, the suspect allegedly refused to do so. This enraged Sheikh and, in a fit of rage, he thrashed Gunnar and shoved him to the ground. started bleeding profusely after the fall and became unconscious. Although Gunnar was reportedly rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment, doctors declared him dead upon arrival at the facility.

Following the incident, the officers arrested Sheikh and charged him under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder) and other relevant provisions.

In a similar but unrelated incident, a man reportedly shot his neighbor to death in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Valley Glen because his music was too loud on July 17 earlier this year, CBS Los Angeles reported.

The accused, identified as Onik Derhovansian, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the slaying of Eduard Avetisyan, 35, after a heated argument ensued between the duo over loud music around 2:40 a.m. on July 17 at an apartment complex in the 6800 block of Coldwater Canyon Avenue.

The victim, who lived in an apartment above Derhovansian, was told to come down to the suspect's apartment after the duo engaged in an argument over the loud music that Avetisyan was playing in his flat. When Avetisyan came down to the accused's apartment, however, Derhovansian shot him several times and killed him.

Following this, police officers were alerted of the commotion. Law enforcement discovered Avetisyan dead at the scene. They subsequently took Derhovansian into custody and charged him with murder.

A man has been accused of bludgeoning his own father to death after the elderly patriarch asked him to stop playing loud music at night in Lakha village, Ludhiana, Punjab, India on Monday, July 11. This is a representational image. Pixabay

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