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‘Mentally ill’ man beaten to death over cell phone in Vasai

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‘Mentally ill’ man beaten to death over cell phone in Vasai
A rickshaw driver and his accomplices allegedly kidnapped a 32-year-old "mentally ill" Vasai resident and beat him to death, after alleging he had stolen their phones. The family of the deceased denied the allegation. Police identified the dead as Pradeep Mejiyatar. His sister, Romila Shah, said that he was "mentally ill since his wife left him about 10 years ago".