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Former Shiv Sena corporator killed in Mumbai

PTI | Mumbai |

A former Shiv Sena corporator was killed by unidentified assailants here last night, a police official said on Monday.

Ashok Sawant, 62, a two-term corporator from Samata Nagar in suburban Kandivli, was attacked with choppers while he was returning home after meeting a friend around 11 pm, he said.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital in Kandivli but was declared dead on arrival, the official said.

Sawant had entered the cable television business a few years ago, he said.