Victim's lungs punctured after auto driver and co-passengers assaulted him
A sketch released by the police
The Thane police crime branch, along with city police have launched a rigorous investigation into the case of a 25-year-old Manipur man, who was brutally attacked by a share-auto driver and three co-passengers. He was stabbed and thrown out of the running vehicle on Ghodbunder Road last Sunday.
According to sources, the police have prepared a sketch with the help of the victim's statement and distributed it among officers who are working on the case. An officer said, "The auto driver and the other accused not only stabbed him but also robbed him of his mobile phone and other valuables."
The victim, identified as Pangmayung Raikhan, hailed the auto from Pritam's Global Cuisine in Thane where he works as a food and beverage supervisor. "His [Raikhan's] workplace is barely a 15-minute drive from his house in Ghodbunder Road, where he lives with his sister. On Sunday night, he left his workplace at 12.30 am and boarded the share auto, which had three passengers," an officer said.