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62-yr-old Mumbai man hit on head with pressure cooker, dies

PTI
Published : Nov 13, 2018, 9:58 am IST
Updated : Nov 13, 2018, 9:58 am IST

The victim's son, said to be a schizophrenic, was also inside the flat when it happened.

A pressure cooker and a hammer were found at the spot, police said. (Representational Image)
 A pressure cooker and a hammer were found at the spot, police said. (Representational Image)

Mumbai: A 62-year-old man died in Navi Mumbai's Koparkhairane area after he was allegedly hit on the head with a pressure cooker, police said.

The victim's son, said to be a schizophrenic, was also inside the flat when it happened. He was found with injuries to his hand and was rushed to a hospital, police added.

"Vijaykumar Dohatre was found in a pool of blood with a head injury by neighbours who heard sounds of a scuffle from the house. A pressure cooker and a hammer were found at the spot," said Sudhakar Pathate, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-I), Navi Mumbai police.

Police said that prima facie, the son's involvement is under suspicion, adding that a probe into the incident was underway.

Police has registered a murder against an unidentified person.

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Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)