Three murder incidents were reported in the city on the last day of the year, last night.
According to information, an externed goon along with his accomplices, killed a youth and injuring four others in Indira Nagar under the jurisdiction of Imambada police station. In yet another incident, a history-sheeter trying to create ruckus in the new year celebrations was killed by some youths. The incident occurred in Rajiv Nagar under the MIDC police station jurisdiction.
In the first incident, Mukul alias Tinkya Padole, Shubham alias Circuit Tayade (both externed) were consuming liquor with their accomplices Girish Wasnik and Hrishikesh Uike around 11 pm in Jattarodi Indira Nagar. While they were having drinks, Suraj Barmate (24) a resident of the same area along with Rajesh Sahare came there to answer nature’ call. The quartet objected Suraj asking him why he was urinating there and started beating him. While Suraj started running for his life, the quartet chased him and attacked him with knife. Suraj sustained injuries on his nose. On hearing his screams, Suraj’s brother Shubham Baramate, sister Raveena and his friend Ajay Vishwakarma ran for is help and tried to intervene. They were also attacked by the goons. The trio sustained injuries.
The quartet then reached Akash alias Dipak Waghmare’s (24) house in the same locality and kicked the door of his house, while Akash was sleeping. Hearing the noise, his brother Akshay woke up and opened the door after switching on the light. The foursome cornered Akash and stabbed him in the stomach. He was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital, where he was declared dead.
On getting information, Police inspector Ramakant Durge along with his team reached the spot and detained Girish Wasnik. The local residents gathered in front of the Imambada police station in large numbers demanding stern action against the culprits.
In the second incident, a goon, who tried to create ruckus in the new year celebration was killed.
According to reports, Sachin Kale (23), a resident of Rajiv Nagar near Zenda Square under the jurisdiction of MIDC police station, was dancing on the tunes of DJ along with his friends Shankar Lala Raut (24), Nitesh Kale (23), Umadas Lilhare (20), Mangesh Kale (26) and Swapnil Kale (19). While the youths were enjoying the music, Ranjit alias Ladi Ramaprasad Dhaneshwar along with his friend Sunny, both history sheeters reached there and started creating commotion. They were turned away from the spot. However, in a little while they returned and started creating noise and abusing the people there under influence of liquor. Getting angry over this, Sachin along with his friends beat them up with wooden sticks injuring them seriously. They also attacked the goons with bricks and stones leaving them profusely bleeding.
On getting information, the MIDC police reached the spot and took the injured to hospital where Ladi was declared dead. The police registered an offence and arrested the accused.