Man killed on suspicion of being mobile phone thief

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Mumbai, Apr 19 (PTI) A 22-year-old man has been allegedly killed by three persons, including a teenage boy, on suspicion of being a mobile phone thief at Worli here, police said on Monday.

The incident occurred in a bylane near the Doordarshan office in the wee hours of Sunday, the official said.

The victim Akash Kharwa was attacked with sticks and a metal pipe by the three persons, he said.

Kharwa, who sustained serious injuries in the assault, died on the spot, the official said.

A case of murder has been registered against the trio, PTI DC NSK NSK