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Thane: 35-yr-old businessman stabbed to death by 3 unknown persons

PTI
Published : Feb 7, 2018, 2:37 pm IST
Updated : Feb 7, 2018, 2:37 pm IST

The victim was a laundry shop-owner and was stabbed late on Tuesday night, killing him on spot.

The motive behind the killing was yet to be ascertained, a police official said. (Representational Image)
 The motive behind the killing was yet to be ascertained, a police official said. (Representational Image)

Thane: A laundry shop owner was allegedly stabbed to death by three unidentified persons in the Kharghar area of Navi Mumbai, police said on Wednesday.

Manoj Kanojia (35) was going home after closing his shop late last night when the three persons came attacked him with a knife, killing him on the spot, a police official said.

The accused then fled from the spot, he said.

The motive behind the killing was yet to be ascertained, he said.

The body has been sent for postmortem, the official said, adding that a hunt is on for the culprits.

Tags: mumbai murder, businessman stabbed, mumbai crime
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)