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Youths held for pushing elderly man to death

Two youths were arrested for allegedly killing a 50-year-old man by pushing him into a well at a village here, police said Friday.



Thane: Two youths were arrested for allegedly killing a 50-year-old man by pushing him into a well at a village here, police said Friday.
On Wednesday, the body of one Naresh Parshuram Sarvankar was recovered from a well behind Parvati Palace building in the Vijay Nagar locality of Dombivali`s Ayre village, police inspector Arun Bhor said.

Initially, the police registered a case of accidental death, but yesterday, a deceased`s relative informed at the police station that two youths had allegedly attacked Sarvankar with sharp objects and then pushed him to death in a well at Vijay Nagar.
Based on the complaint, police registered a case of murder under section 302 of the IPC and last night arrested the two youths - Prashant Keni alias Pappya and Sandesh Keni alias Phugya - both 22 years` of age and residents of Ayre village.

The motive behind the murder was still not known, police said adding that they were interrogating the two youths about the murder.

PTI

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