Mumbai Crime: Family kill neighbour over construction noise in Ambernath
The neighbouring family of five initiated a brawl against Shaikh, ultimately leading to his death
A family of six killed their 27-year-old neighbour over loud construction noises at the victim's house. The ghastly incident took place in Ambernath on Wednesday.
The 27-year-old victim has been identified as Rizwan Shaikh, who worked as a driver in Qatar. He had come on a short break to visit his ill mother. The family was constructing a new toilet. It was the noise of this construction that led to a feud between Shaikh and his neighbours.
The neighbouring family of five initiated a brawl against Shaikh, ultimately leading to his death. As per a report in the Hindustan Times, senior police inspector from the Ambernath police station, B Wagh is quoted as having said, "This led to a heated argument and bouts of fisticuffs. The other family members joined the fight. One of the accused got a knife and stabbed Shaikh in his chest. Shaikh was also beaten up severely."
While Shaikh was rushed to the hospital, he succumbed to his injuries.The key accused is 27-year-old Khalid Sayyed who works as a vegetable vendor. It is also reported that the two families had a previous history of discord.
A case has been registered against all six family members under the IPC. However, while the police were able to nab Khalid Sayyed, the rest of the family members remain absconding.
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