Pune: Shiv Sena worker shot dead near party office

Raju Dashile, a 'shahkha pramukh' in Punavale near Pune, was sitting outside his office when some unidentified persons opened fire at him and fled, they said.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2014 04:10 PM IST

A Shiv Sena worker was shot dead on Saturday by unidentified persons at Punavale near Pune, police said.

Raju Dashile, a 'shahkha pramukh', was sitting outside his office when some unidentified persons opened fire at him and fled, they said.

Dashile was rushed to a hospital in Chinchwad where he was declared dead.

Hinjawadi police who have registered a case of murder said that the incident happened around 8:30pm.

There was no clue regarding the motive behind the murder which took place a few hours before the counting of votes for Maharashtra assembly elections on Sunday, police said.

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