Three held in land dealer murder case

Published: Nov 20, 2013, 01:34 IST | A Correspondent |

A criminal on police records, Kunal Pol was gunned down inside Hotel Samrat at Gultekadi on November 13

Swargate police have arrested three persons in the Kunal Pol murder case. Pol was shot dead near Hotel Samrat on Nehru Road, Gultekadi on November 13.

Spot of bother: Hotel Samrat, where Kunal Pol was killed. File pic

Yesterday morning, cops apprehended Rohan Laxman Chavan (22), Ganesh Shankar Pawar (23), and Rizwan alias Babalu Nasir Saiyad (20) from Undri. All three are residents of PMC Colony at Ghorpade Peth. 

Police had already arrested one accused, identified as Datta Arjun Chavan, on November 14, who was remanded in police custody. Cops said that those arrested are accomplices of Janglya alias Vishal Satpute, the mastermind behind Kunal Pol’s murder.

“All the four accused were produced before a judicial magistrate (first class), and remanded in police custody till November 25,” said inspector Deepak Nikam of Swargate police station.

He added that Chavan was also produced in court, and cops demanded extension of his custody by seven days for further investigation. Nikam said that Chavan’s role in this murder is not clear so far. 

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