Updated: August 17, 2021 2:36:18 am
THE DINDOSHI police on Sunday arrested five people, including a woman, for brutally assaulting two men in Malad. Police said that the incident took place on Thursday over a previous enmity but after one of them, a 29-year-old, died on Sunday, the five were arrested for murder.
The five accused are Abhi Pawar, his mother Nagubai Pawar (47), his father Margappa Pawar and Abhi’s two other accomplices Akash Pawar and Hussain Khan.
Police said that the victims Armaan Khan (29) and his friend Asif Shaikh were sitting near their house on Wednesday when Abhi was crossing the Gokuldham society and there was a verbal altercation between them over a previous enmity.
The next day, two victims and Abhi and his parents happened to reach the spot, when the accused started abusing Khan.
“Khan abused them back after which Abhi called his friends and they assaulted him brutally with bamboo sticks, sickles and choppers,” said an officer.
The five then stabbed Khan with a sickle. As Khan started to lose consciousness they fled from the spot. Police were informed and the two victims were rushed to a hospital.
However, on Sunday doctors declared Khan dead after which police added sections of murder and arrested the five accused.