Mumbai: 1 dead in post-Navratri firing, cops launch manhunt for assailants


Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, two men and women indiscriminately fired at a crowd dispersing after Navratri celebrations in Mumbai’s Kandivali west suburb, killing one and injuring at the least 3 others, on Saturday.

Kandivali police, that is probing the incident, stated that they have launched a manhunt for the unknown assailants.

According to an authentic, at round 12.15 a.M., the 2 men sped to the Laljipada vicinity and started taking pictures on the human beings dispersing after a local Navratri programme.

Amidst the chaos, the assailants’ bullets managed to kill one and wounded three others, said the respectable.

The victim became recognized as Ankit Yadav, who died instant, while Abhilash Dabholkar, Prakash Narain and Manish Gupta who sustained gunshot accidents, were admitted to the BMC’s Shatabdi Hospital for remedy.

Locals claimed that the assailants can be youths dwelling within the area, while the police dominated out the opportunity of a gang conflict and suspect it to be vendetta for a few previous enmity.

Deputy Commissioner of Police-11 Vishal Thakur stated that teams have been looking for the killers, scanning CCTVs inside the area, probing numerous angles, including from in which the guns had been acquired, the precise variety of rounds fired, and other troubles.