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65-yr-old man hacked to death


Thane: A 65-year-old man was hacked to death by unidentified assailants at his house in Thane’s Bhayander area, police said today.

The victim Rocky A Unis was alone at his home in Uttan locality of Bhayander yesterday when the assailants attacked him with a sickle, assistant police inspector Priyatama Muthe said.

When his wife returned home in the evening, she found Unis lying in a pool of blood and also spotted the sickle near the body. The man was later declared brought dead by doctors at a local hospital.

Based on the complaint of the deceased’s wife Jenivhi R Unis (60), an offence has been registered under section 302 (murder) of IPC, the police officer said.

Police are trying to ascertain the reason behind the killing and have launched a search to nab the culprits.


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