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Man arrested for killing younger brother

A 22-year-old man was stoned to death by his elder brother on Tuesday morning in Malwadi near Hadapsar.

Written by Express News Service | Pune |
March 4, 2009 3:23:48 am

A 22-year-old man was stoned to death by his elder brother on Tuesday morning in Malwadi near Hadapsar. The deceased has been identified as Ashok Genuba Ubhe. The Hadapsar police have arrested Ashok’s brother Prashant alias Parashuram Ubhe (27) for his alleged involvement in the murder. Somnath Ubhe (30),elder brother of the suspect,has lodged a complaint in this regard.

Inspector Vasant Sonavane from Hadapsar police station said,“After killing Ashok at their house,Prashant pretended that Ashok sustained injuries in a mishap. Along with Somnath,he took Ashok to the hospital,where he was declared dead on arrival. Somnath suspected Prashant,went back home and found bloodstains in a room,after which he informed the police. We have arrested Prashant,who has confessed to his involvement in the murder. Prashant is an alcoholic and had illicit relationships. His parents and brothers used to have arguments with him over this.” Sonawane said that on Monday night,Ashok and Prashant had heated arguments in their house in Malwadi. Later,when Ashok was asleep,Prashant assaulted his head with a big stone and killed him,he said.

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