National Tennis player’s father found dead

ST CORRESPONDENT
Sunday, 2 July 2017

Pune: The father of national tennis player Gargi Pawar, was found dead in suspicious manner in Wagholi on Sunday. Lonikand police station under Pune rural police have registered a case of accidental death (AD) in this regard. Police are investigating whether it was an accident or there is any foul play.

The deceased has been identified as Pramod Pawar (45), a resident of Kothrud. His body was found along the Pune-Ahmednagar highway near the Lexicon International School in Wagholi.

Pune: The father of national tennis player Gargi Pawar, was found dead in suspicious manner in Wagholi on Sunday. Lonikand police station under Pune rural police have registered a case of accidental death (AD) in this regard. Police are investigating whether it was an accident or there is any foul play.

The deceased has been identified as Pramod Pawar (45), a resident of Kothrud. His body was found along the Pune-Ahmednagar highway near the Lexicon International School in Wagholi.

According to police, Pramod had gone for partying in Koregaon Park with his friends on Saturday night. He left the party around 2 am, but did not return home. The incident came to light when some residents found him injured with a damaged two wheeler and they rushed him to a hospital. However he succumbed to his injuries. The postmortem of the dead body was conducted at the Sassoon hospital.

Police said that Pramod, a native of Barshi, was into business of furniture. His daughter Gargi is a national tennis champion, who won the ATF Asian U-14 series tennis tournament in Hyderabad in May last year.

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