The Powai police recently arrested two people for firing four rounds at an influential cinema hall owner in Bihar, killing him,Hindustan Times reports.
On September 16, the two accused and eight of their accomplices hatched a plan to kill Nirbhay Singh a resident of Bihta, Patna. Huge protests erupted following the shooting as it took place just 250m from the Bihta police station.
Too evade arrest, the accused, Riku Saurabh, 23, and a man identified as Shankar, 26, came to Mumbai eight days ago, and were staying at a relative’s house at Tunga Gaav in Powai. Police said they lied to their relatives about why they came to the city, claiming it was for sightseeing purposes.
“A Bihta police team arrived in Mumbai and asked for our help. We got information about who owned the house where the two were staying, following which two teams laid a trap and nabbed the culprits,” said an officer from Powai police station, who did not wish to be identified.
“These goons kill people to spread terror among local businessmen and extort money from them,” said an officer, who did not wish to be identified. The two were produced in court and were later taken to Bihta.