By – Indradev Pandey
Officers of the Mumbai crime branch unit 10 have arrested two men for allegedly killing a 40 year old man in Powai.
The two have confessed to the murder and revealed that they had gone to mug the man of his wallet and mobile phone but ended up stabbing him in a vacant spot at Powai on Fenvruary 23rd.
The officers from the crime branch said that Rajesh Bharadwaj was walking at Powai when the two men approached him amfor mugging him but since Bharadwaj put up a fight the two stabbed him. Bharadwaj was rushed to the hospital but he was declared dead on arrival.
“We had alerted our informers and within two days we caught a break,” said an officer from unit 10.
On Friday the officers got a tip off that that one of the accused was going to come to Filterpada in Powai. Based on the information the officers laid a trap and arrested one of the accused.
Through the interrogating the first accused, the police officers them arrested the second accused on Saturday both accused identified as noor khan and salim khan