A lawyer allegedly attacked his senior with an axe near a district court in Nagpur before consuming poison to end his own life on Friday.
“Around 4.45 pm, a lawyer named Nokesh Bhaskar, 35, attacked his senior Sudhakar Narnavre, 61, with whom he used to work as a junior lawyer, with an axe and later consumed poison. Both were rushed to the hospital but Bhaskar died while Narnavre is in critical condition,” Police Inspector of Sitabuldi police station Hemant Kharabe told The Indian Express.
The police officer added that Narnavre had retired as a Professor in Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Law College and had started practicing law.
The reason for the attack remains unknown.