Shiv Sena ward president, Sachin Sawant, shot dead in Malad

According to the bystanders, assailants fired four rounds of gun firing


On Sunday night, Shiv Sena chief of Malad ward Sachin Sawant (46) was shot dead by two unidentified assailants. According to bystanders, they saw two men on a bike who fired at Sawant and fled. 

For now, police have registered a case of murder against the unknown assailants and have started the investigation as well.

Sawant who belonged to Shiv Sena, was a chief of ward No. 39, Appapada, Malad. It is believed that, on the fateful night, Sawant was on a bike with his friend when few unidentified people shot four rounds from a gun. Injured Sawant was then admitted to Shatabdi Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

This is not the first time when a SS corporator has been murdered. SS corporator Ashok Sawant was shot dead as well.

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