Police inspector Sanjay Nikam will investigate the murder, having been recently transferred to the Crime Branch after he and his team successfully nabbed Sajjad Mughal, convicted in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case, nearly a year after he jumped parole.
The accused, identified as Vikashkumar Das, was nabbed from his residence. Police said the accused has been working with his two uncles, identified as Subaldas and Ranjitdas, and his friends — Gurmeet Kanta Singh, Subhashdas and Laxman Sharma.
Even as police found a note in the pocket of the man, identified as Harshal Raote, they are still examining whether he committed suicide or accidentally fell to his death in the central courtyard of Mantralaya.
Rajesh Maru was declared dead when he was taken to the hospital’s emergency ward. Lanjrekar, Chavan and Surve have told investigators the incident took place in seconds and they are not aware how Maru got pulled inside the main MRI room.
“The accused would roam around in the area and sleep on the road. Owing to his age, local residents gave him a small space in their storehouse to stay... The locals would also give him food to eat,” an officer from the RAK Marg police station said.
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The police said the accused had been calling at the ex-cricketer’s residence since the last week of December, threatening to kidnap the girl. During the phone conversation, the accused said that he would marry the former cricketer’s daughter.
Though the lane is located in the heart of South Mumbai, it’s also known as Andheri Bazaar, not after the suburb of the same name but because it functions in the darkness when Mumbaikars are still fast sleep.
Maharashta Bandh: The issue of children participating in the Dalit protests, especially in stone-pelting incidents, has begun to draw attention after a video of a boy, barely four or five years old, walking on a street in Pune with a stone in either hand surfaced.
“There were no plans for the party. Khushbu, who was turning 28 on Friday, and her husband Jayesh decided suddenly that they could not bring in her birthday without a celebration. So she called up several friends including Kinjal, a relative, who also lost her life in the blaze”