Ex-Shiv Sena corporator Ashok Sawant was killed by two men in Kandivali on Sunday. The cops said that they have identified one assailant of the two. After investigated the CCTV footage, the police have identified one of the attackers.
Ashok Sawant, a two-time corporator from Samata Nagar, was attacked while he was returning home after meeting a friend around 11 pm.
It is said that two men attacked the 62-year-old leader with choppers before fleeing the spot.
Sawant, who is the brother of senior police officer Subhash Sawant, was rushed to Shri Sai Hospital in Kandivali but was declared dead on arrival.
While the motive of the killings is still not clear. Sawant had entered into cable television business a few years ago. Some media news alleged that Sawant had got some extortion calls days before he was killed.