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Two arrested for killing a man in Pune’s Ravivar peth

The deceased was identified as Tanaji Dhondiram Koreke, 31, a resident of Marwhad gali in Nilanga area of Latur. The police found an aadhaar card of the name in his pocket.  

pune Updated: Jun 18, 2018 17:26 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pune,Ravivar Peth
Money for alcohol was suspected to be the reason behind the attack as the two are known alcohol addicts, according to the police.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO )

Two men were arrested for killing a man in Ravivar peth area of Pune on Saturday. They were identified as Atul alias Ishwar Dashrath Harale and Rohan Dnyaneshwar Godse, both residents of Ravivar Peth area, according to the police.

The deceased was identified as Tanaji Dhondiram Koreke, 31, a resident of Marwhad gali in Nilanga area of Latur. The police found an aadhaar card of the name in his pocket.

The body was found near Gurudwara Guru Singh Sabha near Maharana Pratap road. The police from Ganesh peth police outpost received an alert about an injured man lying along the roadside outside the gurudwara. Police naik Suresh Jadhav and two others rushed to the spot and found Korke in an unconscious state.

The policemen on the spot put the injured man in an auto rickshaw and took him to Sassoon General Hospital for treatment.When the police checked the closed circuit television (CCTV) footage of the area, the driver of the autorickshaw in which they took him and his accomplice was seen raining blows on the deceased man. The two were later identified as Harale and Godse, according to the police.

“They had both got into the rickshaw with me and the injured man. He was declared dead on arrival at the hosptial. So I asked the two to stay with me in the hospital to record their statements. By then, police naik PL Bhandwalkar checked the CCTV footage and identified them. So we held them and handed them over to senior police inspector (Balkrushna Ambure),” said Jadhav.

Money for alcohol was suspected to be the reason behind the attack as the two are known alcohol addicts, according to the police. The deceased man was later found to be a resident of Pune but a native of Latur. He lived alone.

A case under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against the two at Faraskhana police station. Senior police inspector Balakrushna Ambure of Faraskhana police station is investigating the case.

First Published: Jun 18, 2018 17:26 IST