Mumbai Crime: Man slashes 24-year-old boy's throat in broad daylight at Ulhasnagar
Two bike-borne assailants attack victim who was walking towards his house at Awak chowk, near Jhulelal mandir. He succumbed to his injuries. Cops suspect killers had a previous grudge with the victim
In a terrifying incident, a young boy was attacked on a busy street in broad daylight in Ulhasnagar.
The 24-year-old boy lost his life on the spot on the busy street after an unknown person slashed his throat. People who were around were shocked and stood still until the police arrived at the spot.
The police said that the victim, identified as Vaishishtha Yadav, was walking towards his house at Awak chowk, near Jhulelal mandir when two unknown persons arrived on a bike and allegedly slashed his throat.
The incident took place around 4 pm. The Ulhasnagar police officials and the crime branch began a search for the accused.
SpI Ulhasnagar police station, Sushil Jawale, said, "We are checking the CCTV footage of nearby areas that are connected to the Jhulelal temple. We suspect that the murder was committed due to a previous grudge with the victim. There was a photo frame of a girl thrown near his body. We are yet to verify all the details. We have contacted the victim's family and hopefully, we will get all the details soon."
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