Pune: Man killed by friend and buried in same house

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Mrunal Jadhav

Katraj, August 22, 2020: A 27-year-old man’s dead body was found in a sack bag at a friend’s apartment in the Katraj area. According to a police investigation, the man was killed allegedly by his friend who lived in that apartment. The deceased is identified as Kiran Dole, a resident of Dugad Chawl, near Ayyappa Temple.

The wife of the deceased had lodged a missing complaint at the Bharati Vidyapeeth police station after which the police started investigating. According to his wife’s narration, Dole had gone to his friend Omkar Jori’s house four days ago and didn’t return home since. Jori had come to stay with his grandmother at her residence in the same locality as of Dole. However, after Dole went missing, Jori along with his grandmother went to stay with their relatives in Malvali. On growing suspicious Dole’s wife lodged a missing case at the police station.

Meanwhile, Jori’s grandmother had confided in her relatives about what had happened in her flat on the murder night. Because it was a murder case, the relatives had quickly reported about it to the Lonavala police station who had then contacted the Pune police on Thursday night and gave them the details.

After this, on Friday afternoon, a team of zone 2, Deputy Commissioner of Police Shirish Sardeshpande, Assistant Commissioner Sarjerao Babar, Senior Inspector Vasant Kunwar, Vishnu Tamhane, Sub-Inspector Mahendra Patil visited the accused friend’s house– a three-room apartment, and they smelled a strong stench coming from a small open space that revealed the murder. The decomposed body has been sent for autopsy to Sassoon Hospital.

Police are searching for the accused who is at large. Nonetheless, the police records also revealed that Dole is a listed criminal. Police have stated that on investigating they found out that the two friends had a fight few days back and are suspecting it to be the cause of murder. Bharati Vidyapeeth police are still investigating the case.