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Mumbai dancer stoned to death for passing lewd comments at friend’s wife

The incident occurred in the we hours of Monday during a binge drinking session between the three. Both the accused were arrested by Nalasopara police and were in Vasai court on Tuesday...

mumbai Updated: Mar 28, 2017 17:05 IST
Ram Parmar
Mumbai
Pratik Kadam died on the spot after his face was smashed with a concrete block on Monday. (HT photo )

A professional dancer was stoned to death by two of his friends after he allegedly passed lewd remarks at the wife of one of the accused. The incident occurred in the we hours of Monday during a binge drinking session between the three. Both the accused were arrested by Nalasopara police and were in Vasai court on Tuesday.

The deceased, Pratik Kadam, 20, was stoned to death by Shubham Bhise, 30, and Samrat Pawaskar, 29. All three are residents of Shirdi Nagar in Nalasopara (East).

Inspector Prakash Birajdar from Tulinj police station said the three started drinking on Sunday night near Saideep Apartment, a few blocks away from Shirdi Nagar. Around 5.30, an argument broke out between the three after Kadam allegedly passed lewd comments and resorted to character assassination of Shubham’s wife.

Enraged by Kadam’s comments, both Bhise and Pawaskar picked up a cement block lying nearby and smashed Kadam’s face, killing him instantly. They then fled the spot, said Birajdar and they fled from the spot.

Kadam’s body was first spotted by locals in the morning, who then immediately informed the police control room. Based on the call detail record (CDR) of Kadam’s mobile phone, the police arrested Bhise and Pawaskar on Monday afternoon. The duo confessed to the crime during interrogation.

We would produce the duo accused before the Vasai court on Tuesday he added.

Pratik the victim was a professional dancer, while one of the accused worked with a security firm and the other was employed with a travel firm, said the official.

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