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Three arrested for beating cab driver to death on Mumbai road

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

have arrested three persons for allegedly beating a to death in a case of road

The incident had taken place on Monday evening. Police identified the accused from the CCTV footage from the area, an said.

While (19) and (21) were arrested yesterday, Bhondu Ali (22) was arrested today, said a senior from the station.

They were booked under section 302 (murder) of the IPC, the said, adding that further probe was on.

A cab driven by the victim (38) -- who worked for an app-based cab service -- brushed past the scooter on which the accused trio were riding near Bombay City Hospital in suburban Govandi on Monday evening, causing the scooter to overbalance.

The accused allegedly made stop, dragged him out of the cab and thrashed him until he started bleeding, and then fled from the spot.

Alerted by some passers-by, police took to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 16:55 IST
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