25-year-old beaten to death in Bhi­wandi vil­lage

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI -

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.

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