Nandanvan cops crack two murder cases, arrest 7

Nagpur: In a significant breakthrough in two brutal murder cases, Nandanvan police have cracked both the crimes reported on Wednesday, August 21. The cops have arrested seven people and detained a juvenile, in this connection.

In one of the cases regarding murder of 22-year-old Sayyad Imran Sayyad Niyaz, the cops have arrested Akshay Shalikram Karote (24) and Atul Kevalram Shende (38) both the residents of Nandanvan.

Similarly, Abhishek alias Lava Ramsingh Ivnate (21), Shubham alias Bhala Bhisanlal Maskare (21), both resident of Narsala, Rishi Naresh Puttiwar (19), resident of Raghuji Nagar, Shubham Diliprao Chafale (19) and Akshay Srikant Watkar (21) both resident of Hudkeshwar have been arrested while a juvenile boy was detained for eliminating Vicky Dahake.

According to police, Mohammad Asif Sheikh Mohammad Saeed, a resident of Plot. No. 156, Kharbi works as a small vegetable vendor who sells veggies on Rajendra Nagar-KDK College road on his wooden cart. On Wednesday evening, Asif and his friend Sayyad Imran Sayyad Niyaz (22), a resident of Hasanbagh were going together near KDK College when at around 7 pm accused Akshay and Atul approached him.

The duo forcefully took veggies from the cart and started putting inside the dickey of the moped. When Asif asked them for money the duo started manhandling him before hurling abuses at him. Following which Imran came to intervene in the matter. However, the accused duo whipped out knives from their pockets and started attacking Imran. Leaving him soaked in pool of blood the accused then fled the spot.

In similar incident reported later in the night, Vicky Vijay Dahake (22), a resident of Plot. No. 29, Senapati Nagar was hanging out near an open ground on Wednesday night. At around 11 pm, when Ivnate, Maskare, Puttiwar, Chafale, Watkar and one Pulliwar with sharp weapons surrounded Vicky and launched the murderous assault.

The accused reportedly attacked Vicky’s abdomen and back. Leaving him lying in the pool of blood the assailants, then fled the spot. The matter came to fore when some locals found Vicky soaked with blood. Subsequently, they called an ambulance and alerted Nandanvan police. Vicky was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) where the doctor has declared him brought dead.