Deccanexpress online: Ahmednagar: Advocate Umesh Chandra Yadav-Patil has been appointed as Special Public prosecutor in the Rekha Jare murder case. An order was issued by Law and Judiciary department, Maharahstra.
Jare, who was the president of Yashaswini Mahila Brigade, was murdered by bike-borne men in the presence of her son Kunal, mother Sindhubai Waikar and friend Vijaymala Mane when they were returning to Ahmednagar from Pune in their car at night. The Ahmednagar police filed a 1,400 page chargesheet naming six accused, including journalist Bal Bothe in the murder case.
Under the leadership of Ahmednagar Superintendent of Police Manoj Patil, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ajit Patil has so far conducted a thorough investigation and arrested five accused. J Those arrested in the case are Dnyaneshwar alias Guddya Shinde (24) of Kadit Fatebad in Shrirampur, Aditya Cholke (25) of Teesgaon Phata in Rahata, Firoz Shaikh (25) of Sankrapur Ambi in Rahuri, Rishikesh alias Tamya PAwar (23) of Pravara Nagar in Rahata and Sagar Bhingardive (31) of Shastrinagar in Kedgaon, all from Ahmednagar district.
The scribe on the run, Bal Bothe has been declared absconding under section 299 of CrPC and investigation in the case is still underway.