Pune : Deccan Express – Pune Crime | A man had a quarrel with another person who was sitting at the same table and he called up his aides who fired at a former sarpanch and threw stones and bricks on his head in an attempt to kill him. The former sarpanch ducked when a bullet was fired at him but he was assaulted on the head and has been seriously injured. (Pune Crime)
The former sarpanch has been identified as Purushottam alias Anna Dharwadkar. The Hadapsar police have filed a case against Nandu Shedge, Chandrakant Ghule and their three aides. The incident took place at Hotel Shri Ram in Manjari at 9.30 pm.
According to the police, Puroshottam Dharwadkar had gone to Hotel Shri Ram with some people. Sanjay Zurange and Chandrakant Ghule were sitting at the same table and had a quarrel. Dharwadkar had no connection with the quarrel. Ghule called up his aides. When Dharwadkar was leaving after having dinner, three people came on a moped. One of them fired at Dharwadkar but the bullet did not hit him. Later, they hit Dharwadkar on the head with stones and bricks which were lying there. Dharwadkar was seriously injured. They threatened people in the vicinity that they would also be attacked if they tried to help Dharwadkar and ran away. Dharwadkar has been shifted to Noble Hospital. Eight stitches have been put on his head and his health is improving.
The Hadapsar police are investigating the case.