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Cousins’ love story leads to gory murder in Pune

An 18-year-old was murdered in a moving MSRTC bus in Dawadi village, Khed, 35km form Pune, allegedly his cousin, who was also the ex-boyfriend of the deceased’s sister.

pune Updated: Jun 14, 2018 16:36 IST
Shalaka Shinde
Shalaka Shinde
Hindustan Times, Pune
A case under Sections 354(a), 506 of Indian Penal Code (ICP) and Sections 66(e) and 67 of the Information Technology Act was registered against him, He was arrested on November 24 and released on bail on November 25, 2017, by a local court.  
A case under Sections 354(a), 506 of Indian Penal Code (ICP) and Sections 66(e) and 67 of the Information Technology Act was registered against him, He was arrested on November 24 and released on bail on November 25, 2017, by a local court.  (HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)

Ajith Kanhurkar, 25, the man who allegedly killed his cousin, a Class 12 student as the victim’s sister refused to marryhim, had been harassing her for the past eightmonths. He was also arrested once before and hastwo police cases against him in the matter.

An 18-year-old was murdered in a moving MSRTC bus in Dawadi village, Khed, 35km form Pune, allegedly his cousin, who was also the ex-boyfriend of the deceased’s sister.

Recently the victim’s sister had filed police complaint of sexual harassment and stalking against her ex-boyfriend after he shared their pictures and conversation online. .Angry over her family filing police complaint, the suspect, who is computer engineer, allegedly murdered the girl’s brother.

In the first case, the girl had approached the policeafter he reached her hostel room and startedharassing her. The hostel authorities took awritten pledge from Kanhurkar not to repeat theincident.

However, that did not stop Kanhurkar who acquired thephone number of the girl from the hostel andstarted sending pictures of their private chatsfrom earlier days to her friends and professors.

A case under Sections 354(a), 506 of Indian Penal Code (ICP) and Sections 66(e) and 67 of the Information Technology Act was registered against him, He was arrested on November 24 andreleased on bail on November 25, 2017, by a localcourt.

The police, along with Kanhurkar’s eldersister, tried to reason with him and nocomplaint was reported for over six months. However, on June 7, Kanhurkar posted the screenshots and pictures on a WhatsApp group with their relatives and sent printed copies of over 40 pages of texts to the girl's home and professors at college.

On June 8, another case under Sections 66 (e) and 67 of Information Technology Act was registered at Khed police station. However, the extent of Kanhurkar 's intentions were not known to anyone who has come forward in the case.