Mumbai: A septuagenarian was stabbed and bludgeoned to death with a cement block in Mulund on Friday.
The deceased was found dead inside a shop on Walji Ladda Road. While a case of murder was registered against an unidentified accused with Mulund Police, investigation is underway to nab him.
Police said that the deceased, identified as Maruti Laxman Gavali, a resident of Vijay Nagar area, was found lying in a pool of blood outside a shop in Mulund on Friday morning.
The people who found Gavali immediately rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead before arrival.
An official said that Gavali had stabbing marks, most probably made with a sharp weapon and his face was bashed in with a cement block.
Acting on a complaint lodged by the Gavali's son, the police have registered a case of murder against an unidentified person and further probe is underway, the official added.