In a horrifying incident, Congress leader Manoj Mhatre shot dead by a group of unidentified masked men outside his residence in Bhiwandi, Mumbai which took place on Tuesday night.
The incident took place when he stepped out of his home around 9.30 pm at night.
In an statement Parag Manere DCP, Thane Crime Branch said, “A case has been registered and teams have been formed to identify and arrest the accused”.
The congress leader was in a very crucial condition when he was taken to the Jupiter Hospital but later he died while undergoing the treatment.
Inspector, Vijay Bhise told the media, “The reason for the attack is yet to be known. The men came in a car, attacked Mhatre with choppers, opened fire at him and drove away”.
However, police are investigating into the matter and going through the footage which they have discovered from the Samruddhi Apartments in which two of the accused faces were captured in the camera.