Sena leader shot dead in Navi Mumbai

A local Shiv Sena leader was shot dead at Airoli in Navi Mumbai by unidentified assailants on Sunday.

He was identified as identified as deputy shakhapramukh, Nitin Prabhu.

While Prabhu along with one of his friends were returning from a hotel, two motorcycle-borne gunmen fired at him at about 12.30 in the night.

Prabhu was rushed to the near by hospital, where he was declared dead. His friend sustained minor injuries.

He was running Sai Siddhi Estate Agency in Airoli and having disturbances with Sanjay Jadhav, owner of SM Enterprises at the same. Even before few days ago Sanjay had threatened to finish Prabhu.

Police has registered a case in this regard.

"According to preliminary information, Sanjay Jadhav is the main suspect in the case," said a police official.