New Delhi: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday expressed shock over the homicide of a ‘sadhu’ in Nanded.
“Incident of the brutal murder of a Sadhu and other Sevekari in Nanded district is shocking and painful. My heartfelt tributes,” tweeted Fadnavis, urging the federal government to make sure the accused are severely punished.
The physique of the deceased was discovered at his ashram in Nanded’s Umri late final night time, the police stated.
Incident of brutal homicide of a Sadhu and different Sevekari in Nanded district is stunning and painful.
My heartfelt tributes! 🙏🏽
It is my request to the State Government that each one the accused have to be instantly arrested and to be certain that they’re severely punished.
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) May 24, 2020
“The deceased ‘sadhu’ and the murder accused are of the same community. There is no communal angle in the murder case,” stated Vijaykumar Magar, Superintendent of Police, Nanded.
“The accused has been arrested. There is a criminal record against him. He was a co-accused in a murder case filed 10 years back. He has also been booked earlier in a molestation case,” added Magar.
#UPDATE The accused (in pic 2) within the Sadhu homicide case has been arrested. There is legal document towards him; he was a co-accused in a homicide case filed 10 years again and he has additionally been booked earlier in a molestation case: Vijaykumar Magar, SP Nanded, Maharashtra. pic.twitter.com/GOHam1rYiV
— ANI (@ANI) May 24, 2020
Three folks together with two ‘sadhus’ who had been travelling from Kandivali in Mumbai to Gujarat by way of inside roads of Palghar, had been crushed to loss of life on April 17 by Gadchinchle villagers, suspecting them of being thieves. The three males had been taken to the hospital the place they had been declared introduced useless. (ANI)