Pune: A sessions court has sentenced two men to life imprisonment in a murder case over illicit affairs.
Additional sessions judge Dilip Murumkar also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the convicts, Raju Peter Layal (35) of Janta Vasahat in Parvati and Dinesh alias Paul Danial Khajekar (25) of Hirabaug slum area in Shukrawar Peth. Layal used to run a snack centre and Khajekar worked under him.
The deceased Tanmay Ashok More (25) worked at Ganesh Lottery Centre in Shukrawar Peth. He had affairs with a girl who later got married to Layal.
However, he was still trying to meet her. Layal was displeased with this and he used to quarrel with More.
There was a quarrel between them on the night of October 28, 2011. On the next day, the accused attacked More with sharp weapon at the lottery centre around 1 pm on Tilak Road.
He was rushed to hospital by his brother and mother, who had gone to the lottery centre to take money from the deceased, as they were going to Uttamnagar for Diwali Bhaubeej.
Based on the complaint from More’s brother, Tushar, an FIR was registered with Khadak police station against the duo. The case was investigated by then police inspectors Sandipan Sawant and Rajendra Kadam.
Later, police sub inspector Meena Tadvi and ASI Dileep Mandekar followed up of the case. Public prosecutor Premkumar Agarwal examined 16 witnesses to prove the guilt of the accused