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Mumbai: Police arrest four for knocking down man with dumper, leaving dead body on footpath


In a shocking case which took place last week, three labourers and a dumper truck driver murdered their own colleague. Police now have arrested those four who they allegedly knocked down a man, who worked with them.

According to a report in Indian Express, the four accused has been identified as Randher Singh, Brijesh Sonkar, Mayaram Rampal and Mungerilal Kewat. Singh was the driver of the dumper truck. He reversed and hit the man while he was removing debris from the vehicle.

An officer from Kalachowkie police station told the leading daily, “The incident took place in the wee hours of January 9 when the five, including the deceased, Mohammad Junaid, went to dump debris on a road in Mulund dumping ground. While they were removing debris from the truck, the driver had to reverse the vehicle and Junaid was knocked down.”

After the incident, four men tried to leave the spot, but a sweeper pointed out at the injured person and asked them to take him to a hospital. But instead of taking the injured person to the hospital, they threw the injured man next sleeping on a footpath in Kalachowkie. Later, the main police control room was informed about the dead man.

After this, police started scrutinising the CCTV footage, in which they found that the entire incident was recorded in camera. And the police then traced four accused and arrested them. The police have booked the four accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, including 304 (a) for causing death due to negligence. The four accused have been remanded to judicial custody.