4 more accused in Vishal Phate murder case arrested
By Lokmat English Desk | Published: May 27, 2021 06:25 PM2021-05-27T18:25:01+5:302021-05-27T18:25:01+5:30
Aurangabad, May 27: The Waluj MIDC police arrested four more accused in the murder of notorious goon from Wadgaon ...
Aurangabad, May 27:
The Waluj MIDC police arrested four more
accused in the murder of notorious goon from Wadgaon Kolhati area Vishal alias
Madya Phate from Waluj MIDC area on Wednesday night. The accused confessed that
they killed Vishal as he used to frequently threaten them to kill after he was
released from the Harsul prison.
Vishal alias Madya (26, Wadgaon Kolhati) created panic among the
residents in this area and he was murdered by hitting a stone on head at
Bajajnagar, a week back. The police within 24 hours after the murder arrested
the kingpin of the murder Sachin Somnath Pradhan (29), his younger brother Ajay
Somnath Pradhan (23) and Ashish Laxman Kale (34, all residents of Wadgaon) at
Patoda Shivar. However, the other four accused in the murder were at large. The
Waluj MIDC police established two teams to arrest them and launched massive
manhunt for them. On Thursday night, PI Madhukar Sawant received the
information that the absconding accused are in contact with their relatives.
The police gained confidence of the relatives and sought information about the
whereabouts of the accused. Accordingly, a trap was laid and Deepak Tukaram
Pradhan (29), Rahul Pandharinath Vitekar (29), Kiran Sudam Wagh (28) and Mahesh
Hiralal Shigote (28, all residents of Wadgaon) from the Waluj MIDC area.
Notorious goon Vishal was released on bail after staying in the Harsul prison
for almost a year in the murder of Yogesh Pradhan. After coming out of the
prison, Vishal used to frequently threaten Yogesh’s cousin Sachin Pradhan. On
May 21, Sachin had gone to Mrugnayani Hotel in Bajajnagar area where Vishal and
his friends were already present. When they saw each other, they had a verbal
clash and later they had a violent clash. The hotel owner sent all of them out
of the hotel due to the quarrel. Meanwhile, Sachin informed about it to his
accomplishes. They came in a car. They tried to dump Vishal in the car but he
managed to escape. Sachin and his friends started chasing him. After some distance,
they found him and they hit a huge stone on his head. Vishal fell unconscious on
the road and the attackers fled away from the scene.
The police action was executed under the guidance of
commissioner of police Dr Nikhil Gupta, DCP Nikesh Khatmode-Patil, ACP Vivek
Saraf by PI Madhukar Sawant, PI Prashant Potdar, PSI Prashant Gambhirrao, ASI
Quyyum Pathan, constable Prakash Gaikwad, Vikram Wagh, Nawab Shaikh, Deepak
Matlabe and others.
The police produced Deepak, Rahul, Kiran and Mahesh before the
court on Thursday. The court remanded them in the police custody till May 29.Open in app