One more arrest in Loharia murder case

Feb 27, 2013, 14:51 IST | A correspondent

Mumbai Crime Branch has made one more arrest in connection with the murder of Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Kumar Lahoria.

A local builder named Sumit Bachewar was taken into custody today by the Crime Branch officials. Bachewar is one of the many people whose name was featured in the FIR filed by Loharia’s family.

Sunil Kumar Loharia
Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Kumar Loharia

Bachewar is accused of being a co-conspirator in the murder of the Navi Mumbai builder. Loharia was shot dead in broad daylight outside his office in Vashi in Navi Mumbai by two assailants on February 16.

Former encounter specialist Emmanuel Amolik and two hitmen, Venkatesh Shettiyar and Wajid Qureshi, have been arrested in the case so far. 

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