A 42-year-old Nalasopara builder was assaulted and killed on Thursday night.A group of drunkards and junkies smashed his head with beer bottles and stones after he a petty fight.
Balasaheb Barodkar, a resident of Ruchita Apartments in Nalasopara (West) was at his under-construction site at Hanuman Nagar when his labourers complained about the local junkies and drunkards harassing them. He went to them and asked them to not create ruckus leading to a scuffle.
“They assaulted Barodkar and continued hitting his head with beer bottles and stoned him to death. The labourers too were assaulted. The labourers informed us that the persons involved in the incident are junkies and drunkards,” said Dhananjay Jagdale, investigation officer, Nalasopara police station.
“We have registered a case under section 302 (murder), 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 (rioting), 34 (common intent) of the Indian Penal Code,” said Jagdale.