Three arrested for murder in Thane

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 14:27

Thane: With the arrest of three persons, Thane rural police today claimed to have cracked a murder case.

Senior Police Inspector Kishore Khairnar said that on April 3, body of a middle-aged man was found on Nandni-Koshim road near the Bombil Pada junction. The body had been dumped into a culvert.

The man, identified as Barku Rama Samosa (40), a resident of Naik Wadi, Valiv, had been strangulated.

Police found out that he had had a dispute with Umesh Damaji Gangan (34) of Vasai. Gangan had built chawls on the land belonging to Samosa`s father-in-law.

The dispute was related to the chawls, police said.
According to police, Gangan and other accused invited him to visit a land and murdered him at an isolated place.

The other two accused were identified as Suraj Shamrao Jadhav (23) and Rafique Sayya Patel (26).

PTI


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