Follow Us:
Friday, May 27, 2022

Missing since two days, 11-yr-old boy found dead with head injuries: Police

The deceased has been identified as Vishwajeet Vinod Vanjari, a resident of Kelewadi locality in Kothrud.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
January 31, 2021 11:00:28 pm
Lawyers suicide, UP BJP MLA, Lawyers protests, UP news, Indian ExpressPolice said Sanjay was part of a meeting held between Omkar and Luv’s in-law. (Representational)

AN 11-year-old boy, who had been missing for the past two days, was found dead on an open plot in Kothrud area of Pune on Sunday, with severe injuries on his head, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Vishwajeet Vinod Vanjari, a resident of Kelewadi locality in Kothrud. According to police, his parents are daily wage earners. Vishwajeet had gone missing from his home on January 29, following which a case of kidnapping was registered at Kothrud police station.

Inspector (Crime) Balasaheb Badhe of Kothrud police station said, “The boy had been untraceable from the last two days. After his parents approached us, we had filed a case of kidnapping and our teams started initiated a probe. On Sunday, his body was found on an open plot, at a secluded location, off Paud road — not far from the locality where he lived. There are marks of severe injuries on head.”

Police said that while detailed reports of the post-mortem examination are awaited, primary observations have suggested that the injuries on head may have proven fatal.

Best of Express Premium

UPSC Key – May 26, 2022: Why and What to know about Hawala Transaction to...Premium
BJP big guns to lend Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur a hand as corruption, fac...Premium
Explained: The message behind Margaret Atwood’s ‘unburnable&#...Premium
Welcome to the elusive world of crypto mining: Rohtak rig, 3 engineers, R...Premium

Inspector Badhe added, “We have registered a case of murder along with charges of destruction of evidence. A probe has been launched accordingly. We have some concrete clues in hand and our teams are working on the same.”

For all the latest Pune News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard