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Pune: Man murdered, body dumped in Indrayani river, 3 arrested

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 May 2020, 18:05 IST

Three men were taken into custody by the Pimpri-Chincwad crime branch officials on Monday for purportedly murdering a man and dumping his corpse in the Indrayani river.

The dead was identified as Sunil Ramrao Marajkole (35), a resident of Antargaon Patuti, in Ralegaon area of Tavatmal, said police.

The three who were nabbed were identified as Aniket alias Tiger Babarao Shinde, 19, Pavan Kisan Borole, 26, both residents of Dehugaon, and Mahendra Vijay Mane, 38, a resident of Bhosari’s Gawali nagar.

The where abouts about three of the four accused was received by the assistant police inspector Ram Gomare and police naik Dattatray Bansode.

The three were nabbed from Sangurdi phata area. The accused refused to be of service to the police initially, according to a statement issued by Unit 5 of Pimpri-Chinchwad crime branch. However, upon interrogation, Shinde revealed that they had worked with another man identified as Sachin.

All of them lived in the fields close to the Indrayani river and had gotten into a fight about alcohol last Thursday. The fight turned violent on Friday evening and around midnight on Friday, they had beaten the man to death. They tied his limbs together before attaching a sack of rocks to his body and dumping it in the Indrayani river.

A case has been filed under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (destruction of evidence) of the Indian penal code at the Dehuroad police station.

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First published: 20 May 2020, 18:05 IST