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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant shot dead in Kandivali

By Deepika

Shiv Sena's deputy shakha pramukh Sachin Sawant shot dead in Kandivali's Gokul Nagar. Police investigation is underway.

Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant

As per reports, multiple rounds of bullet were fired at Sawant. Later, he was rushed to the Shatabdi Hospital in that area. The hospital authorities, however, declared him brought dead.

Sawant was riding pillion on a Royal Enfield bike with an associate. He reached Gokul Nagar between 8 to 9pm when someone called out to him from behind. As he turned around, two motorcycle-borne men came close to him and shot him in the chest, reports ToI.

46-year-old was associated with Sena for more than two decades and said to be promoted as shakha pramukh soon as per his colleagues.

In 2009, miscreants had attacked Sawant but no arrests were made in that case.

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