Man posted message on WhatsApp group killed

Man posted message on WhatsApp group killed

AURANGABAD: A real estate broker was killed for allegedly posting some comments on a WhatsApp group, police said Monday. Moin Mehmood Pathan, 35, was attacked with swords, knives and rods on Sunday night by a group of around 20 people in Fatimanagar of Harsul area in Aurangabad, police said.

Police attributed the killing to enmity between two local groups, police said. Moin Mehmood Pathan had a bickering with members of the rival group, police said.

On Sunday evening, he posted a message on the WhatsApp group, challenging his opponents. Hours later, around 20 youth reached Fatimanagar with weapons and attacked Pathan, police said.