In a strange turn of events, an alleged ‘stone killer’ was found dead in the Rajkot district of Gujarat. His decomposed body was recovered on Monday from Mavadi industrial area in Navarangpara locality on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Mahesh Prajapati alias Kalu. Police suspect the man may have been killed on Saturday.
According to a report in Times of India, the man was arrested in 2009 for allegedly stoning to death three beggars. However, he was acquitted by the court for lack of evidence.
Prajapati’s body was traced to the terrace of a closed factory by workers from nearby factories. His body was decomposed and emanating foul smell.
“The workers of the nearby factory suspected foul play and called police,” the report quoted KN Bhukan, Inspector of Malviyanagar police station.
Police said they have detained five persons who allegedly drank liquor with the deceased, who was a habitual drinker. Cops say his murder could be a result of a drunken brawl.
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