Navi Mumbai: 3 held for killing partner over drug deal money

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Thane, Jun 26 (PTI) Three persons were arrested in Navi Mumbai for allegedly killing their partner over a dispute on sharing proceeds of a drug deal, police said on Saturday.

A man was found dead with severe injuries to the head on Thursday night after which a probe began, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Vashi Zone) Suresh Mengde said.

'He was identified as Joseph Christopher (32), a history-sheeter who was also into drug peddling. Our probe zeroed in on three people who had killed Christopher after an argument over distribution of money of a drug deal. Vijay Rathod, Tohid Peer Ali Khan and Suraj Mandre were arrested for murder on Friday,' the DCP said. PTI COR BNM BNM BNM

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