A man in India allegedly murdered a delivery agent as he did not have enough money to pay for an iPhone he ordered online.

The family of the 23-year-old victim, Hemanth Naik, reported him missing on Feb.7. Police found the body of Naik on a rail track and arrested the 20-year-old suspect, Hemant Datta, on Feb.18, Hindustan Times reported.

The incident happened in Arsikere, a city in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.

Naik, who was a delivery agent with the Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, visited the suspect's home on Feb.7 to deliver a phone. During the delivery, there was an argument between the two over unboxing the mobile phone and paying the money, Latest LY reported.

In a fit of rage, Datta allegedly stabbed Naik with a knife and the latter died on the spot, police said.

The suspect then reportedly hid the corpse in a gunny bag and threw it on a nearby railway track two days later. Datta also reportedly tried to destroy the evidence by pouring petrol on the body and setting it on fire.

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The charges against the suspect are not known.

In an unrelated incident, an elderly woman in China was brutally killed by a man in 2019 to avoid paying for her medical expenses after he accidentally knocked her down with his vehicle. After the accident, the accused, identified as Zeng, put the unidentified victim in his car under the pretext of taking her to a hospital. However, on the way to the hospital, Zeng pulled over his van near a mountainous area and killed the woman by hitting her head with a rock. He then pulled the body to a nearby ditch and burned it by pouring gasoline. Zeng later admitted that he killed the victim fearing he would lose a lot of money if he paid for her medical expenses.