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Four members of a Pune family arrested for domestic violence

The victim committed suicide on May 21, 15 days after being married to one of the accused.

pune Updated: Oct 15, 2017 17:07 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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The domestic violence and abuse drove the wife of the son in the family to commit suicide.(Shutterstock)

Four members of a family were booked and arrested for domestic violence on the wife of one of the four. The domestic violence and abuse drove the wife of the son in the family to commit suicide. The four were identified as Pankabai alias Lakshmi Maruti Khedkar (23), Maruti Bhikaji Khedkar (47), Amol Maruti Khedkar (23) and Rahul Maruti Khedkar (21) according to the police. The deceased, Pallavi Amol Khedkar (20), was found dead on May 21, 15 days after she was married to Amol Khedkar, according to the police. A complaint was filed by Mira Survase (35), mother of the deceased. A case under Sections 304(b) and 498(a) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered based on the complaint against the four.

74-year-old dies after being run over by tempo

A 74-year-old man was killed after a tempo hit the motorbike he was riding on with his colleague. The deceased man was identified as Namdev Daji Kamble, resident of Munjaba Vasti in Dhanori area of Pune. The incident happened on October 11, near a bus stop in Khese Park area of Lohegaon, according to the complaint. The complaint was filed by the deceased man's colleague who was also injured in the incident. A case was registered under Section 279 and 304(a) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 184 and 119/177 of Motor Vehicle Act at Vimantal police station against the driver of the tempo. The driver was identified as Ramkisan Makshman Kanse (43), resident of Wagholi, according to the police.

Two held for stealing safe locker from Market Yard

Two men were arrested for stealing a metal safe locker with money and jewellery worth ₹39,92,000 from a house in Market Yard on Dussehra (September 30). Bhajnaram Chunnaram Legha, 23, and Manakram Babutram Thori, 21, were arrested by Market Yard police from Datina village in Rajasthan and brought to Pune on Friday night, according to Ravindra Sengaonkar, additional commissioner of police. The police have recovered ₹34,92,000 from their possession. The duo burgled the house of Dr Gaurav Pravin Chordiya’s between 11:30 pm on September 30 and 8:45 am on October 1, according to the police. The CCTV footage captured the duo entering the stand-alone building through a pipe, the police said. “The accused work as cook. They stole the safe, carried it on a motorbike and managed to blend into the crowd before getting on a bus from Swargate. Once they reached Rajasthan, a local person, who was their friend, helped them open the safe. The safe was found buried in a field in their village,” Snegaonkar said, adding that the arrested do not have any criminal history. A case under Sections 454, 457 and 380 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at Market Yard police station. The duo was produced in a local court and sent to 10 days police custody.

First Published: Oct 15, 2017 17:04 IST