In 2 days, 4 killings in Thane district
Four people have been killed within two days in Thane district’s Kalyan and surrounding areas.
The first incident occurred at Samrat Ashok Nagar, Ulhasnagar, where on November 7, during Laxmi Puja, Navin Chaudhari, a nephew of the local Shiv Sena leader Dashrath Chaudhari, along with two friends, Karan Bhalerao and Sagar Umbale, was celebrating Diwali on the road when the accused, Kushal Nikam and Rahul Bhosale, drove a two-wheeler over Navin’s leg. Police said it was an incident of road rage. “When Navin asked the accused Kushal, to drive his scooter properly, Kushal had an argument with him, insisting Navin remain at the spot, while he returned after dropping off his companion.” Kushal returned with three friends, Ritik Gangurde, Pradeep Jadhav and Dilip Jadhav, who were carrying rods and bamboos. They assaulted Navin, killing him on the spot, police said.