Mumbai: Cab driver beaten to death by motorists for overtaking in Govandi
A 38-year-old cab driver was allegedly beaten to death by three unidentified motorcyclists at Govandi in the eastern suburbs in Mumbai, police said.
Mumbai: A 38-year-old cab driver was allegedly beaten to death by three unidentified motorcyclists at Govandi in the eastern suburbs in Mumbai, police said.
Officials informed that Salim Gulam Shaikh, a cab driver, had a quarrel with three unidentified persons on Ahilyabai Holkar road in Govandi after Shaikh's car allegedly brushed their motorcycle while overtaking it. Police said that the incident occurred yesterday evening.
In the ensuing altercation, Shaikh was beaten up, sustaining serious head injuries, and died during treatment at a local hospital, said Senior Police Inspector Dipak Pagare of Shivajinagar Police Station.
Pagare said that the three had fled the scene and a search was on for them by scouring CCTV images of the area. A case of murder had been registered, he added.
The footage was recorded in a CCTV camera of a house which shows that Jain’s Fortuner car did not stop even after dragging the man along with his Activa scooter under the wheels. Later it hit into three-four more vehicles that eventually stopped his car
Two persons were killed on the spot, one person was declared brought dead at the hospital and another person succumbed during treatment.