A cricketer-cum-coach from Bhandup was attacked with choppers near a petrol pump shortly before midnight, police said here on Friday.
Rakesh Panvar was with his girlfriend when three unknown persons pounced on them near Mahavir Petrol Pump in north-east Mumbai.
According to a police official, bleeding profusely and seriously injured Panvar was rushed to Mulund General hospital where he was declared brought dead.
“We have registered a case of murder against three unknown persons and a manhunt is on,” said the official. (Agency)