Kurla Government Railway Police (GRP) recorded an assassination attempt against an unknown accused after a 37-year-old man was allegedly stabbed on a Kurla bridge in broad daylight on Saturday. Following the incident, victim Fayyaz Nenpurwala was admitted to Sion hospital and is on a ventilator, a police official said.
The incident took place around 4 p.m. on Saturday when Nenpurwala, working for a courier company, was walking across a bridge at Kurla station. Police said an unknown man stabbed Nenpurwala in the stomach and chest on the bridge. The accused fled from the area, while the victim was transported to Sion hospital by a passerby. The victim is still on a ventilator but his condition is said to be stable. We are yet to take his statement as medics said Nenpurwala was still unable to speak, police said.
The entire incident is recorded on a CCTV camera where a man wearing a cap and mask was seen stabbing Nenupurwala. The accused is between 25 and 30 years old, police said.
Shortly after the incident, an attempted murder offense (307) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at Kurla GRP. Police and the local criminal branch unit have launched a manhunt for the defendants.
The victim, a resident of Mumbra, has a wife and two children. We took his brother’s statement however, he did not raise any suspicion, nor was he aware of what his brother was doing in Kurla, police said.