An octogenarian man, working as a security guard, was allegedly bludgeoned to death in the Powai area of Mumbai on Tuesday.Both the accused and the victim were the residents of a chawl near an open plot in the area.
The incident took place in the early hours of the day at JC Builders compound- where the deceased, 86-year-old Limbaji Kamble worked as a security guard.
The accused, Shripat Dengle, allegedly in an inebriated state, allegedly beat up the old man with sticks after the deceased didn*t allow him to drink liquor, officials said.
The 58-year-old accused used to visit the compound- an open plot owned by a private builder near the Hiranandani Hospital in Powai.
On the day of the incident, Kamble denied Dengle to consume liquor, which irked the latter. Around 4 pm on Tuesday Kamble assaulted Dengle with wooden sticks leading to the old man*s death."Shripat Dengle (56) allegedly hit his colleague with sticks and killed him on the spot following a brawl- which started after the old man denied the accused to consume liquor in an open plot on Monday," Mumbai Police said.
After hearing Kamble*s screams some locals ran to the spot and called up the security guard*s son, who rushed his father to the Rajawadi Hospital, where he was declared brought dead.Mumbai Police have registered a case on the statement given by the family members of Kamble against Shripat Dengle.
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