Advertisement

Thane: 2 held for killing man over quarrel in Bhiwandi

03:59 PM Oct 19, 2021 | PTI

Police have arrested two persons for allegedly killing a 19-year-old man after a quarrel in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.

The family members of the victim, Mohammad Asif Salim Ansari, lodged a missing person's complaint on Saturday after being unable to trace him, Shanti Nagar police station's inspector Nilesh G Badakh said.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The victim's body was found in bushes near a water pipeline in Bhiwandi town here on Sunday.

Advertisement

During a probe into the case, the police came to know that victim and a couple of other men had consumed drugs and liquor near the pipeline, the official said.

They had a fight over some issue, following which the two others, identified as Safique Rafique Ansari (20) and Amir alias Faizan (19), allegedly hit the victim with a huge stone and fled from the spot, he said.

They duo was arrested on Monday and booked under relevant sections, he added

Also Read: COVID-19: Thane logs 175 new cases, 5 deaths

(To view our epaper please Read Now. For all the latest News, Mumbai, Entertainment, Cricket, Business and Featured News updates, visit Free Press Journal. Also, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and do like our Facebook page for continuous updates on the go)

Advertisement