Mumbai: A 25-year-old man named Saif Ali Sharafat Ali was allegedly killed by two brothers of his girlfriend in the city’s Malad area on Tuesday morning, police stated.
A police officer stated that the victim was in a relationship with a woman who used to live in the neighbourhood, the soon the two were going to marry.
The woman’s brothers named Wasim Badruddin Khan, 19, and Ajmal, 23, were apparently opposing to their relationship, added the officer.
On Tuesday morning, the 25-year-old boyfriend went to the woman’s house thinking that her family members would not be home, but as he was talking with her, the woman’s brothers arrived and allegedly beat him and one of them allegedly stabbed Ali with a knife.
The duo ran away after the incident but were tracked down by the police and arrested in the evening. He was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead before admission.
A case of murder has been registered and further investigation is on.