Men’s Rights Association (MRA) members on Sunday took out a candle march protest demanding justice for 13-year-old Chaitanya who was brutally murdered by his mother Rakhee Balpande in Vishrantwadi on August 5.
MRA president Mahesh Shinde, and Amol Kurhe, Deepak Joshi, Amit Jain, Chetan Varma and about 100 MRA members gathered outside Sambhaji Garden on J M Road at 6 pm and marched till Jhansi Rani chowk. They demanded thorough investigation in the matter without any leniency to the accused for being a woman.
Police have arrested Rakhee though motive behind the brutal killing is still not clear. Three years back she had got custody of Chaitanya as a divorce case was initiated. Her husband lives in Nagpur. Rakhee worked as admin executive in a private firm.