Dead body found at Dadar railway tracks: Cops make breakthrough in case, arrest two

Updated: Mar 12, 2019, 17:09 IST | Suraj Ojha

There were multiple injuries on the head of the victim which indicated he was attacked with a rod and he also had injuries on his private parts.

Dead body found at Dadar railway tracks: Cops make breakthrough in case, arrest two
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The local crime branch of Government Railway Police (GRP) arrested two accused in connection with the murder of a man and dumping his body near Dadar railway tracks. According to the sources, the deceased identified as Anil Shelar (34) was found dead in a pool of blood near the railway tracks between Matunga and Dadar railway station after which Matunga station master informed GRP officials about the incident.

Sunil Shelar, the elder brother of Anil said, "When I left for work on March 9, I got a call from my friend stating that something happened to my brother and the police have arrived. I was taken to Sion hospital where the police showed me an identification of my brother."

Sunil also informed that a person called Mahesh Solanki, a friend of Anil, who was recently out from prison had threatened Anil over meeting his wife. He told Anil to stop meeting his wife or he would face dire consequences, said Sunil.

Anil Shelar was found on the railway tracks, the police took him to the hospital where he was declared dead. There were multiple injuries on his head which indicated he was attacked with a hard object like a rod, he also had injuries on his private parts.

Following Sunil's statement, the police registered an FIR for murder under sections 302 of the Indian penal code and started the investigation. Police immediately formed a team and traced the accused on Monday and arrested Solanki and one of his friends. The accused will be produced before the court on Tuesday.

Sources also revealed," There are several cases registered against Mahesh Solanki at Shivaji Park police station and Mahim police station."

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