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Pune: Two held for murder of youth, father; hunt on for seven more suspects

While Sunny and his father Kumar died in the attack, Kumar’s wife and car driver were injured. Later, she lodged an FIR at Lonikand police station.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: January 16, 2022 12:59:50 am
The assailants attacked Sunny over a past dispute. (Representational)

PUNE CITY police have arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a youth and his father at Lonikand earlier this week. The accused have been identified as Pratik Kand (28) and Ashutosh Shinde (32), both residents of Lonikand.

According to police, Prathamesh alias Sunny Shinde (23), his father Kumar Shinde (55) and his wife were travelling in a car when the assailants intercepted them near a school in Lonikand area around 6 pm on January 12. The assailants attacked Sunny over a past dispute.

They also attacked his father, wife and car driver.

While Sunny and his father Kumar died in the attack, Kumar’s wife and car driver were injured. Later, she lodged an FIR at Lonikand police station.

During investigation, police arrested Pratik Kand and Ashutosh Shinde and a search is on for seven more persons involved in the murder. Inspector Rajesh Tatkare is investigating the case.

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