Dadar Shooting Case: Mumbai Crime Branch arrests three people

The main accused paid ₹50,000 to two shooters from Delhi in order to murder Manoj Maurya


While investigating the shooting incident in Dadar’s flower market - where a man named Manoj Maurya was shot dead - Mumbai Crime Branch arrested three people in the case. Of the three accused, two are based in Delhi and the main accused hails from Mumbai.

Mumbai Crime Branch revealed that the main accused Radhakrishna Kushwaha paid ₹50,000 to the shooters from Delhi and directed them to murder Manoj Maurya. During the investigation, the crime branch discovered that earlier from 2015 to 2017, Maurya and his wife used to work for Kushwaha.

While Maurya was working for Kushwaha, they had some dispute regarding their business which further escalated to Maurya and his wife dissociating with Kushwaha. In order to take revenge, Radhakrishna Kushwaha paid the men to kill Maurya. 

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The shooters reached Mumbai and observed Maurya’s schedule for two days. On October 12, the shooters called him at Dadar under the pretext of work and shot him dead. After this, both of them reached Bandra and boarded a train bound towards Delhi. 

The accused have been booked under section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and were sent to police custody on October 24.

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