DOMBIVALI: The police have arrested an accused who revealed that he was given the contract to kill a BJP corporator while killers were promised Rs.1 Crore as contract money.
The Dombivali Police arrested some criminals in a robbery case .An accused during the interrogation confessed that he has been given contract of killing generally known as Supari .The BJP corporator Kunal Patil was the target .
Patil is a kalyan – Dombivali Municipal Corporation member supported by BJP .He has strong political base in the city .
It is said that he is preparing to contest coming MLA elections from Kalyan – Dombivali assembly constituency.
The report which referred to the unnamed police sources also said that the accused person interrogated by the police also confirmed that the Supari to kill Patil has been given by another BJP councilor whoi is his rival within the party.
The accused according to sources says that Rs.11 lakhs were paid in advance to kill Patil .This news has created sensation in the Kalyan Dombivali areas.
Thane Rural police arrested a gang of 7 accused persons from Wada – Bhiwandi Road .They were preparing for an armed dacoity when Thane Rural Crime Branch team arrested them .
One of the accused amongst them revealed that his gang has been given the Supari to kill Patil .
Police seized 1 pistol , 1 revolver , 2 desi kattas , 14 live cartridges and Rs.3.40 lakhs cash from the gang .Further inquiry is being carried out by high officials .