A 34-year-old real estate agent was allegedly murdered by four persons in Mumbra township of the district, police said
Mohamad Sajid Shaikh Ansari, a resident of Amrutnagar housing society in Mumbra, had apparently complained to the Thane Municipal Corporation regarding an illegal gate put up by another housing complex following which the civic body razed it, said police.
Irked by his complaint and the TMC’s action, the accused apprehended Ansari and allegedly beat him up with stumps and rods and also attacked him with sharp weapons, he said.
Ansari was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead, he said.
Offences under section 302 (murder) of the IPC and relevant sections of the Bombay Police Act have been registered.