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.

FP Staff February 13, 2018 15:35:23 IST
Mumbai: Cab driver beaten to death by motorists for overtaking in Govandi

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.

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