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Dabholkar case: Police release second sketch

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Pune, September 02, 2013
First Published: 20:21 IST(2/9/2013) | Last Updated: 21:59 IST(2/9/2013)

The Pune Police, probing Dr Narendra Dabholkar murder case, on Monday released sketch of second suspect and claimed that officials have got fresh leads.

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Investigating officials said that two more witnesses have come forward in the case and based on their account as well as some fresh CCTV footage collected by police, sketch of second suspect has been prepared.

Sketch of second suspect in Dabholkar murder released by Pune Police. (HT Photo)

The police have already released the sketch of one suspect.

Prominent rationalist and anti-superstition crusader, Dabholkar, 68, was killed on August 20, when two bike borne youths in their mid-20s came from behind and fired four bullets at him in which two hit the activist from the rear.

Deputy police commissioner (crime) Rajesh Bansode said, “According to the two news witnesses, the second suspect could be between 25-28 years. We have also gathered additional CCTV footage from Balgandharv area and it is being scrutinized.”


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