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Ex-navy man held for thrashing 72-yr-old porter to death in Thane

PTI
Published : Feb 14, 2018, 1:26 pm IST
Updated : Feb 14, 2018, 1:27 pm IST

A local court on Tuesday remanded the ex-navy personnel in police custody till February 16.

Thane district police arrested retired Navy personnel Dhananjay Kumar Sinha for beating a porter to death at Khadavali railway station. (Photo: Representational/File)
 Thane district police arrested retired Navy personnel Dhananjay Kumar Sinha for beating a porter to death at Khadavali railway station. (Photo: Representational/File)

Thane: Thane district police have arrested a retired Navy personnel for beating a porter to death at Khadavali railway station.

Dhananjay Kumar Sinha, 54, a former Navyman, hit Kanu Jadhav, 72, a porter, with a piece of wood on Monday afternoon following a quarrel, police said.

Onlookers held Sinha and handed him over to police, said inspector Pradeep Kasbe of Kalyan taluka police station.

Sinha was booked for murder. A local court on Tuesday remanded him in police custody till February 16.

Both Sinha and Jadhav were Khadavali residents, the inspector said.

Tags: khadavali railway station, thane death case
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)