Man found dead near Shukrawar Peth shop

A Body of an unidentified man aged around 40-45 was found near a shop in Shukrawar Peth on Thursday morning.

Written by Express News Service | Published: July 13, 2012 12:57 am

A Body of an unidentified man aged around 40-45 was found near a shop in Shukrawar Peth on Thursday morning.

Khadak police suspect the man to have been murdered as there were severe injuries on his head and face.

Inspector S M Sawant who is investigating the case said,“On both the hands,pictures of Lord Rama have been tattooed and under one of the pictures word Ram has been tattooed in Devnagari script. The head and face have been badly smashed.”

Police said the man was around 165 cm tall and was wearing black trousers and shirt with red stripes.

“The incident came to light after some residents of the area saw the body near the shop around 7 am on Thursday. We suspect the incident to have taken place between 8.30 pm and 7 am,” Sawant added.

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