Man murdered for objecting to goons drinking in public in Gittikhadan, 2 arrested


Nagpur: The hands of law appears still far from anti-social elements thriving at Veterinary Square, near Seminary Hills as two goons reportedly murdered a 52-year-old man for raising an objection over their drinking in open on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as Anand alias Baba Kumar Choudhary, a resident of Surendragarh, Mahatma Gandhi Nagar. The accused have been identified as Raja Lakhan Singh (23), a resident of Veterinary Square and Nana alias Surendra Sheshmal Patel (22), a resident of Gittikhadan.

According to police, Raja and Surendra were consuming liquor at Veterinary Square at around 7 pm and abusing passersby. When Choudhary noticed the accused duo, he reportedly advised them to behave in the public place.

However, this fumed the duo who whisked out knife and attacked Choudhary and fled the spot. Profusely bleeding Choudhary was then rushed to Mayo Hopistal where he succumbed to his injuries.

Cops have booked both Raja and Surendra under Sections 302, 394, 34 of the IPC and placed them under arrest.