Mumbai, June 27 (ANI): A Mumbai Court on Monday remanded the seven people arrested in connection with the killing of senior crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey to police custody till July 4.
According to police sources, the seven suspects were rounded up from the Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Earlier, the Mumbai Police had said they had cracked the case.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik will address a press conference later today to share details of the case.
Dey was shot dead by unidentified men outside a shopping mall in Powai a Mumbai suburb on June 11.
The post-mortem report of Dey indicated that he was shot from close range. The report also shows that five bullets hit him, of which, four hit him in the left chest and one was lodged under the right shoulder
Jyotirmoy Dey was India's best-connected writer on the Mumbai underworld. He spent most of his reporting career bringing out accounts of the goings-on in the Mumbai underworld for several newspapers.
He also wrote a book titled 'Zero Dial: The Dangerous World of Informers' and 'Khallas' - considered a dictionary on the Mumbai underworld. (ANI)