Thane: 92-year-old farmer killed by unidentified persons at his farm
A 92-year-old farmer was allegedly killed by unidentified persons at his farm in Maharashtra's Thane district, the police said today. The deceased, identified as Mahadeo Jadhav, was sleeping along with other family members in his house at a farm in Mohane village when some persons allegedly barged in and forcibly took him away on Wednesday late night, police PRO Sukhada Narkar said.
Search underway to nab the killers: Police
Yesterday morning, the farmer's body, bearing several wounds on head and face, was found at some distance from his house, Narkar said. The body was sent for postmortem and a case was registered against unidentified persons under IPC section 302 (murder) at the Khadakpada police station of Kalyan division, she said. A search was underway to nab the killers, she said.