A history-sheeter who had been recently released from jail was killed in broad daylight on Wednesday in Kalmana area of Nagpur city, police said.
The deceased was identified as Nitesh Moolchand Patle (34), a resident of Jam Nagar, Kalamna.
During this period, he shifted to Kanhan where he and his associates allegedly killed a man, following which he was arrested.
On Wednesday afternoon, the accused and Patle had a fight while gambling, during which he was killed, the official said.
An offense under Section 302 (murder) of IPC was registered at Kalamna police station.