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Pune: Man, grand-daughter drown as their two-wheeler falls into canal

The deceased have been identified as Uttam Namdeo Pachangane and his grand daughter Samruddhi Vijay Chavan.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
May 10, 2021 10:08:08 pm
Police have booked the accused under sections 406, 409 (a), 420 and 120 (b) of the Indian Penal Code, pertaining to charges of cheating and others

A 52-year-old man and his 10-year-old granddaughter drowned after the two-wheeler they were travelling on fell into a canal near Baramati on Sunday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Uttam Namdeo Pachangane and his grand daughter Samruddhi Vijay Chavan. Officials from Baramati Taluka police station said Pachangane had picked up Samruddhi from her home in Kurkumbh and was taking her to his home in Baramati.

Inspector Mahesh Dhawan, in-charge of the police station, said, “When Pachangane and his granddaughter were riding on a two wheeler along the Left Neera canal, he lost control at the end point of a bridge and the two fell into the water, along with the bike. The flow of the water was fast and they drowned. Their bodies were taken out by local residents some distance away… the family members were informed.”

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