Ex-employee of hotel killed in Thane by unidentified assailants, body dumped in premises; police registers case of murder

The footage of CCTVs installed in the area purportedly showed someone throwing the body in the hotel around 4 am on Sunday, Narkar said. The deceased had left the job at the hotel around three months back and joined another establishment nearby, she said.

Press Trust of India September 24, 2018 11:35:20 IST
Ex-employee of hotel killed in Thane by unidentified assailants, body dumped in premises; police registers case of murder

Thane: A 28-year-old man was allegedly killed by unidentified persons here in Maharashtra and his body dumped at a hotel where he had worked earlier, police said Monday.

Exemployee of hotel killed in Thane by unidentified assailants body dumped in premises police registers case of murder

File image of Maharashtra police. AFP

An employee of the hotel, located in Kapurbawdi area, opened the premises on Sunday morning and found the body of Tapas Chanda, who hailed from West Bengal, lying near gas cylinders, Thane police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said.

The employee informed the police about it. The footage of CCTVs installed in the area purportedly showed someone throwing the body in the hotel around 4 am on Sunday, Narkar said. The deceased had left the job at the hotel around three months back and joined another establishment nearby, she said.

The body was sent for postmortem and a case was registered under IPC section 302 (murder), Narkar said. Efforts were on to nab the killers and police were conducting a probe to ascertain the motive behind the crime, she said.

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