5 arrested for senior citizen’s murder in Kalyan
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.