Mumbai Police have arrested 13 people, including four school going students, for murdering a 21-year-old trader from Nagpur on Sunday.
Daljit Singh and his friend Zorawar Singh, 21, both Nagpur residents, arrived in Palghar on Sunday for a business meeting. They were residing in a hotel where the 13-member group arrived in a jeep after Navratri celebrations.
“The group started calling him names, and an inebriated Daljit got angry and started arguing with them. The group then punched and kicked Daljit, leading to his death. Panicked, they dumped his body in a nullah,” said an officer of Palghar police station.
Cops went through CCTV footage from CCTV installed bt a jewellery store located close to the spot where Dewan was thrashed.
The 13 arrested have been charged under sections 302 (murder) and 141 (unlawful assembly) of the Indian Penal Code and certain sections of the Mumbai Police Act