Pune: Chatuhshrungi police have arrested Aurangabad’s former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Harshavardhan Raibhan Jadhav (43) in connection with the assault and attempt to murder case filed by an elderly couple. Senior Police Inspector Anil Shewale, in-charge of Chatuhshrungi police station, confirmed that Jadhav has been arrested on Tuesday.
Jadhav and and his acquaintance Isha Balakant Jha (37) were booked on charges of attempt to murder on Monday (December 14) after the duo assaulted an elderly couple at the Bremen Chowk in Aundh on that day morning 8am. Aman Ajay Chaddha (28), a resident of Bhau Patil Road in Bopodi has filed a complaint against Harshavardhan Jadhav.
According to police, Jadhav stays at Balewadi while Jha stays at Wakad. They both were travelling in a car. Complainant Chaddha’s mother and father were heading towards their home on a two-wheeler.
While the complainant’s mother and father were going towards Sanghvi Nagar from Bremen chowk, Jadhav’s suddenly opened the door of his four-wheeler. Due to this Chaddha’s fell down from their bike and received injuries.
When Ajay Chaddha started questioning, Jadhav and Jha started beating up the couple instead of accepting their mistake. Complainant’s mother also pleaded with Jadhav to let her husband go as he had recently undergone a heart surgery. Still, Jadhav and Jha conspired and assaulted the couple.
Assistant Police Inspector Dahiphale is investigating the case.
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