The Additional sessions judge on Friday sentenced six men to life imprisonment for killing a 24-year-old man who objected to their honking when they were passingby on bikes.
The victim,Bharat Tanaji Thakar,was killed in the incident that took place around 10 pm on November 17,2011 in Aglambe village. Dnyaneshwar alias Mauli Govind Dhaswadkar (21) was injured in the incident.
JudgeV V Bambarde convicted Amol Ankush Parge (26),Santosh Baban Parge (31),Anil Ankush Parge (18),Ganesh Rohidas Parge (23),Baban Sopanrao Parge (65),Ankush Baban Parge (53),all residents of Aglambe village.
Ramesh Kerba Thakar (33) of Dattawadi had lodged a complaint. District government pleader Ujjwala Pawar and additional public prosecutor Sunil Hande examined 15 witnesses to prove the charges against the accused.
Police said a day before the incident,the victim and his relative were milking the cattle when Anil,Ganesh and Santosh arrived on a motorbike and started honking. A heated argument ensued when Thakar objected to the honking. The next day the accused returned and attacked them with choppers and axe.