A youth was brutally murdered by unknown killers on Sunday night at Khadgaon Road, Wadi. His face was brutally smashed with a boulder however his family members identified the body. The deceased has been identified as Sonu alias Roshan Nathu Musle (26), resident of Tekdi Wadi. The incident, police said, occurred between Sunday and Monday morning.
Police are investigating the case but reason behind this brutal murder is still under wraps. However, police informed that Sonu was addicted to Ganja and alcohol and this could be a reason behind this murder.
Interestingly, Sonu’s wife died three weeks ago after she was had sustained grievous burn injuries and later succumbed to the burn injuries. Police said that a chance of connection between Sonu’s murder and his wife’s death could not be ruled out at this point. Police said that Sonu’s mother and brother lived at Satrapur slums, near Koradi Naka.
Police sources Sonu who works as a labour in the transport companies on Khargaon Road. On Sundaymorning, he left for his work but did not return till late night. His family members started searching for him and on Monday morning they lodged a missing complaint with Wadi police. Meanwhile, Wadi police received information about a body being located on Khargaon Road whose face was smashed brutally with a boulder. Police Sub Inspector Bhaskar along with his team reached the spot but were unable to identify the body since its face was completely smashed and there were no ID proofs to identify the body. Sonu’s family members were called and they confirmed it to be Sonu’s body.
Wadi police have registered a case under murder charges and started their investigations.