scorecardresearch
1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast accused beaten to death in Kalamba Central Jail

1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast accused beaten to death in Kalamba Central Jail

A 70-year-old inmate, Munna alias Mohammad Ali Khan alias Manoj Kumar alias Bhanwarlal Gupta, was beaten to death this morning at Kalamba Central Jail.

advertisement
1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast accused beaten to death in Kalamba Central Jail 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast accused beaten to death in Kalamba Central Jail

A 70-year-old inmate, Munna alias Mohammad Ali Khan alias Manoj Kumar alias Bhanwarlal Gupta, was beaten to death this morning at Kalamba Central Jail. 

He was an accused in the 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast. Case registered against 5 accused. 

A police investigation is underway.

Prima facie, an argument with other inmates over taking a bath in the bathroom area of the jail resulted in the attack on Munna alias Mohammad Ali Khan alias Manoj Kumar Bhawarlal Gupta.

Also Read: Cable cut disrupts local train services on Western Railway in Mumbai

Mohammad Khan was serving life imprisonment in the serial blasts case.

"Amid the argument, some under-trial inmates removed the iron cover from drainage and smashed Khan's head, following which he collapsed on the ground. He was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead," the police official said.

The attackers are identified as Prateek alias Pilya Suresh Patil, Deepak Netaji Khot, Sandeep Shankar Chavan, Rituraj Vinayak Inamdar, and Saurabh Vikas.

Kolhapur Police has registered a case of murder against the five men. They will be arrested soon, the official added.

The single-day serial bomb blasts in Mumbai on March 12, 1993, resulted in 257 fatalities and more than 1,000 injuries.

Edited By: Atiqul Habib
Published On: Jun 03, 2024