A senior citizen has been killed at a hotel in Thane, police said on Sunday.
According to police sources, the 65-year-old man was allegedly killed by a waiter in the hotel.
The incident took place on Saturday at the hotel located on Thane station road.
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The man identified as Karabai Rambhai Suva, had taken a room on rent in the hotel nearby the Thane station.
"The motive behind the killing was not yet known," a police spokesperson said.
"The accused allegedly attacked the victim with a sharp weapon on his face and neck and then fled," the official said.
The victim's body was found lying in a pool of blood in the room.
The hotel staff immediately alerted the nearby police.
"The body was later sent to a government hospital for postmortem and a case was registered against the waiter under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code," the official said.
"Efforts were on to trace the accused," the police official added.
Meanwhile, a man was shot dead in Kandivali on Sunday morning. The police are yet to find the accused who shot the man and escaped from the spot.