Police arrested eight people for allegedly killing a 31-year-old jewellery shop worker Bhayander, Maharashtra over suspicion of theft, an official said.
The incident took place on May 7 in Bhayander area. Some jewellery items were going missing from the shop on a regular basis and the accused suspected that the outlet worker, Krishna Tumsad, had been stealing them, Navghar police station`s inspector P P Masal said.
They allegedly hit the victim with a bat, wooden log and iron rod following which he died, the official said. The police sent the body for postmortem. They arrested the jewellery shop owner and seven others and registered a case against them under the charge of murder, the official said.
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