A 26-year-old externed criminal who allegedly had about 32 cases against him was murdered at the residence of his aunt in Dahisar (East),where he was hiding,in the early hours of Wednesday allegedly by a gang of 10.
Around 2.30 am,a drunk Nitin Chavan kicked the door to the residence of a local political leader in Ketkipada after breaking his motorbike. The leader filed a police complaint and started searching for Chavan with a gang of 10 men, said a police officer.
The gang found Chavan and his friend around 7 am hiding at the residence of his aunt. They barged in and attacked him with bamboo sticks and a chopper. Chavan was rushed to Bhagwati Hospital where he died Wednesday evening. Dahisar police have detained four persons and are looking for the remaining six,including the politician.