The boy's body, with his mouth wrapped with an adhesive tape, was found floating in a lake in Dahisar area, a police official said.
Thane: A 10-year-old boy and his 45-year-old father were killed by unidentified persons and their bodies were found dumped in adjoining Palghar district, police said on Wednesday.
While the boy's body was found floating in a lake on Tuesday, that of his father was found dumped in a nullah on Wednesday, a senior police official said.
The boy Harsh Kargal, a class 5 student, was picked up from his school on Monday at around 12.30 pm by his father Chandrakant, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (Virar) Jayant Bajbale.
However, they did not reach home following which the boy's mother filed a missing person’s complaint, he said.
The boy's body, with his mouth wrapped with an adhesive tape, was found floating in a lake in Dahisar area, Bajbale said.
Police have registered a case under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) against unidentified persons, he said, adding further probe was on.