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Cab driver beaten to death by motorists for overtaking

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 38-year-old was allegedly beaten to death by three unidentified motorcyclists at in the here, police said.

Officials informed that Salim Gulam Shaikh, a cab driver, had a quarrel with three unidentified persons on Ahilyabai Holkar road in after Shaikh's car allegedly brushed their motorcycle while overtaking it. Police said that the incident occurred yesterday evening.

In the ensuing altercation, Shaikh was beaten up, sustaining serious head injuries, and died during treatment at a local hospital, said of

Pagare said that the three had fled the scene and a search was on for them by scouring CCTV images of the area. A case of murder had been registered, he added.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 15:25 IST