Pune: A 30-year-old man was allegedly murdered by two persons on Monday night in Katraj after his friend had failed to return saving scheme money.
The deceased has been identified as Chandar Gobariya Mudawat, a resident of Sainagar in Katraj. His wife Laxmi (28), who was also injured in the attack, has lodged an FIR against the accused persons with Bharati Vidyapeeth police station.
The accused persons detained by police are Ramu Mudawat of Sukhsagarnagar and Dashrath Mudawat of Gokul Nagar, Katraj. According to officials of the Katraj police, the incident took place at around 9.30 pm on Monday at the deceased’s house.
“My husband Chandar, my sister Sharda and I were eating dinner when the accused persons came to our house. They abused my husband as his friend had failed to return the saving scheme money. They assaulted Chandar with a stick and sharp weapon. When I intervened, they attacked me and my sister,” Laxmi stated in her complaint. Both women sustained injuries.
The police have charged the accused persons for offences under sections 302 (murder), 326 (assault), 506 (intimidation), 504 (insult), 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).