Palghar: One held for hacking man to death with axe in Nallasopara

The victim, Sainath Jadhav, was killed when he tried to rescue his relative from being attacked by the accused - Roopesh Thackeray (18), who was later arrested, the Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar police said

PTIUpdated: Friday, May 20, 2022, 11:30 AM IST
article-image
Representative Image | Pixabay

A 28-year-old man was allegedly hacked to death by a person at Nalasopara in Maharashtra's Palghar district in the wee hours of Friday, police said.

The victim, Sainath Jadhav, was killed when he tried to rescue his relative from being attacked by the accused - Roopesh Thackeray (18), who was later arrested, the Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar police said.

The incident took place around 2.30 am, they said.

"The accused was stragulating Jadhav's relative following some argument. But when Jadhav rushed to rescue his kin, the accused fatally attacked him with an axe," an official said.

A case of murder was registered against Thackeray and he was held, the police said, adding that the victim's body was sent for post-mortem to a government hospital.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Mumbai: Protesters unite to condemn Teesta Setalvad's arrest

Mumbai: Protesters unite to condemn Teesta Setalvad's arrest

While Mumbai breathes clean air, moderate rainfall expected for next two days

While Mumbai breathes clean air, moderate rainfall expected for next two days

Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, June 28, 2022, for all zodiac signs by astrologer Vinayak Vishwas...

Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, June 28, 2022, for all zodiac signs by astrologer Vinayak Vishwas...

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair remanded to one-day police custody

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair remanded to one-day police custody

Mumbai: Kids at civic schools to finally get essential items from BMC

Mumbai: Kids at civic schools to finally get essential items from BMC