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2 Mumbai men beat 24-year-old to death for ‘stealing their mobile phone’

Mumbai city news: The incident took place in Mumbai’s Saki Naka area. The 24-year-old collapsed near Mithi River

mumbai Updated: May 25, 2017 16:30 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu

Two men beat a 24-year-old to death for allegedly stealing their mobile phone at Saki Naka in Andheri in Mumbai on Tuesday morning.

According to the Saki Naka police, the incident took place on Tuesday around 5am.

Danish Shaikh, 22, and Firoz Shaikh, 37, accused Amarkumar Gupta, 24, of stealing Danish’s phone. The fight turned ugly and they started to beat Gupta, said police.

Gupta allegedly told them he had thrown the mobile phone near Mithi River. The duo then took him to the spot in an autorickshaw to fetch the mobile phone, where Gupta collapsed.

Scared, the duo fled.

Gupta was rushed to Rajawadi hospital, where he was declared dead on admission.

The accused were produced before a magistrate court and sent to police custody till May 29.

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