2 held for killing man in Bhiwandi
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.