Mumbai builder shot dead in front of office, murder caught on CCTV
Sunil Kumar, a builder from New Mumbai, and owner of Sk Brothers Company was stabbed and shot, on his way to office on the Khoparkhairane Road. Kumar, a resident of Sector 18, in Sanpada, had just parked his BMW and was walking towards the gates of the office when he was waylaid by two men dressed in security guard's outfits. According to eye-witness accounts and CCTV recording, one of the assailant was holding a wooden stool, and the other had a coconut and marigold garland.
Venkatesh Shettiyar (35), is now being interrogated at New Mumbai police station.
CCTV footage shows that the two stopped Kumar and one of the assailants smashed a coconut on his head. Kumar lost his balance, which is when one of them removed a knife and stabbed him on his chest and stomach. The police have recovered a broken thumb from the crime scene, believed to be Kumar's suggesting that he did try to stop the assailants.
“Kumar began bleeding when the second killed removed a pistol and shot five rounds on him,” said Puroshttam Karad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone 1) Navi Mumbai. Strangely, the two spread the garland of flowers on his body and tried to