2 held for killing man in Bhi­wandi

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - Faisal Tan­del faisal.tan­del@hin­dus­tan­times.com

BHI­WANDI: A 25-year-old man was mur­dered and his friend in­jured in Bhi­wandi on Wed­nes­day night. Two peo­ple were ar­rested for the mur­der.

The two knew the ac­cused and had fouight over money.

The de­ceased has been iden­ti­fied as Shah­nawaz Sharif An­sari 25, a res­i­dent of Naigaon. The in­jured is his friend, Bi­lal An­sari. Shakir An­sari, 26, and Arif An­sari, 27, were ar­rested for the mur­der.

Shah­nawaz and Bi­lal had asked money from Shakir An­sari for al­co­hol but he re­fused. The duo thrashed him and threat­ened him. “Later, Shakir and his brother Arif beat up Shah­nawaz with iron rod. Bi­lal too was beaten up. Both were taken to Indira Gandhi Hos­pi­tal in Bhi­wandi, where Shah­nawaz died of his in­juries,” said a po­lice of­fi­cer from Shanti Na­gar po­lice sta­tion. The po­lice ar­rested the ac­cused Shakir and Arif. They were pro­duced in Bhi­wandi court on Thurs­day and re­manded in po­lice cus­tody for seven days.

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