March 29, 2021 9:40:11 am
A BJP corporator’s son died after he allegedly shot himself using his father’s pistol on Sunday. The police suspect that Prasanna Shekhar Chinchawde (21), a resident of Chinchawde Nagar in Chinchwad, died by suicide.
His mother Karuna Chinchawde is a corporator in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation.
The preliminary probe by the Pimpri Chinchwad Police has revealed that Prasanna went to a car showroom along with a relative on Sunday. After he returned home, family members heard a gunshot at around 915 am. They found Prasanna in a pool of blood with a bullet injury to his head. He was immediately rushed to a hospital for treatment, but later succumbed to his injuries.
Police are yet to establish a motive behind the suspected suicide.
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