Pune, 8th February 2023: A shocking incident took place at Bhapkar Petrol Pump Chowk on Pune-Satara road where a rickshaw driver was brutally beaten to death due to a dispute over his rickshaw hitting a two-wheeler. Dattawadi police arrested the bike rider along with his accomplice who ran away after computing the crime.
The deceased rickshaw driver has been identified as Kiran Raju Dandekar (30), a resident of Parvati Darshan. In this case, Mukil Gafoor Sheikh, a resident of Kondhwa, and Arbaz Mehboob Sheikh, a resident of Kasewadi, Bhawani Peth, were arrested. Madhukar, the brother of the rickshaw driver Kiran, has filed a complaint at the Dattawadi police station.
Kiran, his brother Madhukar, Bunty Kasbe, and friends had gone to fill the rickshaw with CNG gas at the pump in Bhapkar Chowk. At that time Mukil who was riding a two-wheeler was hit by a rickshaw. Due to this reason, there was an argument between the rickshaw driver Kiran and the two-wheeler rider Mukil.
Accused Mukil, his friend Arbaz beat up Kiran. One of the accused kicked Kiran in the chest. Kiran fell unconscious in the beating. He was immediately admitted to the hospital. He died before treatment. Accused Mukil and Arbaz had run away. The police immediately started an investigation and arrested both of them.
The police team, under the guidance of Assistant Commissioner of Police Rajendra Galande, Senior Police Inspector of Dattawadi Police Station Abhay Mahajan, and Police Inspector of Crime Branch Vijay Khomane, carried out this action. Sub Inspector ST Jagdale is investigating.