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30-year-old man attacks another with chopper, arrested

According the police, Bunti Bhalerao, the attacker, and Ajay Salunkhe, the victim, stayed in the same neighbourhood in Pawane village.

mumbai Updated: Aug 30, 2019 10:43 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Hindustan Times, Mumbai
A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly attacking another man with a chopper.
A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly attacking another man with a chopper. (shutterstock/ representative image)

The Turbhe police arrested a 30-year-old man on Wednesday for allegedly attacking another man with a chopper on Tuesday night.

According the police, Bunti Bhalerao and Ajay Salunkhe, 28, stayed in the same neighbourhood in Pawane village. On Tuesday around 9.15pm, they had an argument over a petty issue.

“Bhalerao got enraged and started abusing Salunkhe. In a fit of rage, Bhalerao attacked Salunke with a chopper,” said a police officer from Turbhe police station.

“Salunkhe suffered severe injuries . He was rushed to a nearby hospital,” the police officer said. “Bhalerao fled the spot after committing the crime. We managed to arrest him on Wednesday,” he said.