25-year-old beaten to death in Bhiwandi village
A 25-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death on Wednesday by a group of people who suspected him to be a thief. The incident took place in Sonale village of Bhiwandi taluka. The man, identified only by first name Babu, was allegedly assaulted by 20-25 people as they suspected him to be a thief. Bhiwandi police station subinspector Vijay Shirsat said the youth was beaten with sticks and pelted with stones. Babu was rushed to a hospital in Bhiwandi where he succumbed to his injuries, the officer said, adding that the body has been sent for postmortem. One of the attackers has been identified.