The deceased and Bunty were repeatedly assaulted by Gavas with a wooden log.
Mumbai: Less than 10 hours after a 27-year-old youth was murdered during a drunken brawl between a group of friends in Bhayandar, the police has arrested Sandip Gavas for his involvement in the crime. The incident happened at an industrial area in the Goddev village area of Bhayandar (east) at around 2 am on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as — Achyut Chaubey (27) a local resident who owned a Chinese eatery in the region. Another youth-Vivek Singh alias Bunty has been seriously injured.
During a binge session, up to five men including the deceased and Bunty, were repeatedly assaulted by Gavas with a wooden log following an argument over a petty issue. The assailant and other friends fled leaving the victim in a profusely bleeding state, which led to his death in the absence of timely medical help. The entire sequence of events that led to the gruesome murder had been captured in the CCTV cameras located in the vicinity.
“We have arrested the accused who has been remanded to police custody till February, 15 after we produced him before the court on Monday.” said Senior Police Inspector- Ram Bhalsingh who led the investigating team under the supervision of ASP- Atul Kukarni. A case under section 302 of the IPC has been registered against the accused at the Navghar police station.