A 76-years-old man was killed with a rooftop cutting machine at Thane after he resisted two robbers from looting valuables from his residence. The two accused managed to decamp with valuables worth Rs4,37,500. Shil Dayghar police is yet to make any arrests in the case.Keshav Patil, a resident of Jyoti Nagar in Kalyan, was at home alone when the accused, identified as Shamrao Jadhav and Shriram Rathod, allegedly robbed gold, silver and cash. When Patil tried to stop them, the assaulted him with the electric cutting machine. Both the accused were household helps. The 26-year-old son of the accused registered a complaint at Shil Dayghar police station.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>”We are tracking the suspects and investigating the case,” said a police officer from Shil Dayghar police station. “The family has accused their former helpers. An electric cutting machine was used in the crime. We have formed teams to arrest the accused,” said Sukhada Narkar, PRO, Thane police department.”We have registered a case under section 460 (house trespass to commit crime), 302 (murder) and 34 (common intent) of the Indian Penal Code against the accused mentioned by the complainant,” added Narkar.

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Thane: Helps rob, kill senior citizen in Kalyan