Advertisement

Mumbai

Updated on: Friday, August 13, 2021, 10:52 AM IST

Maharashtra: Two accused of killing 35-year-old man in Latur sent to police custody till Aug 17

PTI
Representative Image | PTI

Representative Image | PTI

Advertisement

A court in Maharashtra's Latur has sent two men to seven days of police custody in connection with the murder of a 35-year-old man.

The court sent the duo to police remand on Wednesday, a day after victim Gokul Mantri was stabbed to death allegedly by them, police inspector Sunilkumar Pujari said.

Mantri, a resident of Dadoji Konddeo Nagar in Latur city was going to Sadguru Nagar when he was stabbed multiple times with sharp weapons, following which he died.

Police later arrested Prasad Vitthal Shinde (18) and Koustubh Sanjay Kamble (19).

When the accused duo was produced in the court, Shinde claimed that he was still a minor. He presented the hospital registration document in the court to support his claim.

However, assistant public prosecutor Shivkumar Jadhav objected to his claim.

Shivajinagar police submitted his transfer certificate from Shri Sadanand School in Latur, which mentioned his date of birth and showed that Shinde is 18.3 years old and not a minor as claimed by him.

The court then remanded Shinde and Kamble in police custody till August 17.

Police said the motive behind the murder is being ascertained.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Jitendra Jagdale said a total of 17 cases were registered against deceased Mantri under various sections of the IPC at various police stations.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Advertisement
Published on: Friday, August 13, 2021, 10:52 AM IST
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement