Feb 28: In a ghastly crime, a man allegedly murdered 14 members of his family, including seven children, and committed suicide early on Sunday in adjoining Thane
The incident took place at 1:00 am in Warekar family at Kasarvadavali in Thane district of Maharashtra. The accused apparently sedated the victims before slitting their throats with a large knife.
Seven children, six women and one male are among those killed. The accused has been identified as Hasnel Anwar Warekar (35), who hanged himself after killing family members.
Thane Police PRO Gajanan Kabdule said, “The Accused Hasnel also killed his aged father Anwar Warekar. However, a 21-year-old girl from the family – Subia Bharmar (21) – has survived and she has been admitted to Titan hospital.”
A property dispute is said to be the reason behind the murders.