The crime rate of the city is still on the rise with looting, rape and murders occurring and reported almost every day. Violent crime has shown a significant increase in Nagpur. Despite Police Commissioner K K Pathak introducing a system of patrolling vehicles to keep vigilance and to check street crimes in the city, violent murders are reported almost every-day.
On July 7, 2014, two youths were murdered in Hudkeshwar area. The deceased are identified as Anand Wamanrao Bawankar aged 27 years and Dilip Khangar aged 27 years. Both the murders were committed at different places.
According to police sources, the bloodied dead body of Anand Wamanrao, a resident of Belterodi was found at 9:45 pm. Prima facie it appeared as if someone had murdered Anand and had thrown his dead-body in front of the State Bank of India ATM Centre situated near Beltirodi Bazaar. As soon as they got the information, Police Sub-Inspector of Police Puri of the Hudkeshwar Police Station reached the spot along with his entire team. Till the filing of this report, the police could not find any leads into the murder of Anand. PSI Puri is investigating the case and is on the look-out for leads into the murderers of Anand.
The second incident occurred in Narsala Village near the Water Tank. Dilip Khangar, a resident of Umbar village Kuhi was murdered near the water tank of Narsala Village at around 9 pm. He was allegedly murdered by Vijay Mahod and Sachin Mankar. Sources say that is a controversy about the old rivalry existing between the deceased Dilip and the accused Vijay Mahod and Sachin Mankar.
As a result of this rivalry, the accused duo Vijay Mahod and Sachin Mankar attacked Dilip with sharp edged weapons and murdered him. As soon as they got information, the police officials of Hudkeshwar Police Station PSI Puri reached the spot along with his team and started the investigations. PSI Puri performed the Panchanama. After that they carried the dead-body away. The police have not been able to find any leads in both the murders. The police are on the look-out for both the murders.