The body of a 34-year-old man, which had marks caused by a sharp weapon, was washed ashore at Mahim in Central Mumbai Thursday, police said.
The body was later identified as that of Afsar Khan, a resident of neighbouring Navi Mumbai, an official said.
Afsar Khan's body surfaced at the seashore behind Hinduja Hospital at Mahim west, he said.
A case of murder has been registered against unidentified persons and a probe is underway, the official added.
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