Suspected serial killer on the prowl in Jalgaon

May 30th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin  

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) It seems the ’stone man’ of the late 1980’s in Mumbai is now haunting the streets of Jalgaon district in northeastern Maharashtra. Three people have been killed one after another stoned to death this week, said an official from the Jalgaon city police station.

The police are suspecting a “serial killer” behind all these killings.

According to the official: “The criminal or criminals’ modus operandi is very simple. The victim’s head is crushed with a single stone.”

He said two out of the three victims were beggars and their identity could not be ascertained.

According to the police, the first murder took place last Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Subhash Ramchand Dutta (60).

A similar incident took place in the early hours of next morning in the same vicinity. “The third incident took place Friday morning,” he said.

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