Former Shiv Sena corporator Ashok Sawant killed in Mumbai

Ashok Sawant, 62, was attacked with cleavers while he was returning home after meeting a friend around 11 pm on Sunday.

| Mumbai | Updated: January 8, 2018 12:21 pm
 Sena corporator Ashok Sawant murdered Police investigation is underway (Source: ANI)

A former Shiv Sena corporator was killed by unidentified assailants here last night, a police official said on Monday. Ashok Sawant, 62, a two-term corporator from Samata Nagar in suburban Kandivli, was attacked with cleavers while he was returning home after meeting a friend around 11 pm, he said.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital in Kandivli but was declared dead on arrival, the official said.

Sawant had entered the cable television business a few years ago, he said.

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