5 ar­rested for se­nior ci­ti­zen’s mur­der in Kalyan

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

Bazar­peth Po­lice have ar­rested five peo­ple from Mur­bad in Thane in con­nec­tion with an at­tack on an el­derly cou­ple.

Lahu Narayan Be­turkar (65) and his wife Jayani Lahu Be­turkar, res­i­dents of Betrukar Pada, Kalyan (west) were at­tacked on Septem­ber 12.

While Lahu died on spot, his wife was ad­mit­ted to the hos­pi­tal.

The de­ceased had a crim­i­nal back­ground with sev­eral crim­i­nal cases against him.

Se­nior po­lice DS Surya­van­shi said, “The case has been solved and all five ac­cused have been ar­rested. We were tipped-off through our in­form­ers.”

Suresh alias Ramesh Wagh, Kr­ishna Ek­nath Wagh, Alok­nath Wagh, Go­rakhnath Wagh and Tandu Bhaia have been ar­rested along with the mur­der weapon.

“Land and prop­erty mat­ter was the rea­son be­hind the mur­der. We are still in­ves­ti­gat­ing the case. We are yet to es­tab­lish the in­volve­ment of any fam­ily mem­ber be­hind the mur­der,” said Surya­van­shi.

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