Neighbours set man ablaze in front of sister
MUMBAI: A man died of severe burns after three neighbours set him ablaze at a chawl at Seven Bungalows in Andheri (West) on Monday evening.
The police said Rehmat Hasan Shah (36) was locked in a dispute with the three over the redevelopment of the chawl. Hours before his killing, he had a spat with them over a petty issue.
4 dacoits strike, attack watchman in Ghatkopar
Four dacoits broke into a ground floor flat in Ghatkopar (W) on Thursday morning, but the family fought them off. While one of the dacoits was arrested, his accomplices jumped over a nearly six-foot high wall and escaped after attacking the building watchman Sandip Kadam (31) at Mamta Cooperative Housing Society on Golibar Road.
The tribal gang had targeted Jitendrakumar Kotian’s (44) C wing flat. Kotian is a vice-president with a private freight company.
Dacoits loot Hatia-Gorakhpur Maurya Express, 4 passengers injured
KOLKATA: Five dacoits were arrested after they looted passengers of the Hatia-Gorakhapur Maurya Express and injured four persons while attacking them with sharp-edged weapons, eastern railway officials said today.
A gang of 11 armed dacoits yesterday barged into a compartment of the train at around 11 pm and assaulted the passengers before decamping with cash, a laptop, 33 mobile phones and other valuables, they said.