Mumbai, Mar 16: A security guard was murdered allegedly by two persons following an altercation between them in Navi Mumbai with police claiming to have solved the case minutes after the crime was committed.
The assailants were yesterday nabbed within three minutes of receipt of information about the crime, police said. "Information was received on wireless that some persons are quarreling at Alaknanda Society in Sector 14 of Vashi," Senior Police Inspector of Vashi police station Ajaykumar Landge said.
"Policemen reached the spot and saw a person lying with injuries on ground and two persons running away from the spot. Police personnel Shabir Tadvi and Anil Pawar chased and caught them," he said.
The injured was taken to a civic hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, police said. It was found that both the assailants and the victim worked as security guards at the house of one Suresh Bijlani, police said.
DCP Shahaji Umap has announced a cash reward of Rs 5,000 for the policemen who reached the murder spot within three minutes and nabbed the killers.