Dabholkar Murder: CBI gets 90 more days to file charge sheet

ST Correspondent
Friday, 23 August 2019

Bhave is accused of reconnoitring the place where two persons shot Dabholkar on August 20, 2013 and showing them the escape route. 

Pune: A Special Court on Thursday granted 90 days more to the CBI for filling the charge sheet against Sanatan Sanstha member Vikram Bhave in the murder case of Dr Narendra Dabholkar. 

Bhave is accused of reconnoitring the place where two persons shot Dabholkar on August 20, 2013 and showing them the escape route. 

Bhave and advocate Sanjiv Punalekar were arrested on May 25 this year from Mumbai. 

According to CBI, Punalekar advised the shooter Sharad Kalaskar to destroy the weapon after the murder, while Bhave recced the place where Dabholkar was shot dead. “Sharad Kalaskar and Sachin Andure fired at Dabholkar on the Omkareshwar bridge. About 15 days before the murder, Bhave drove triple seat with Kalaskar and Andure on a bike and showed them the area around the bridge and how to escape from there,” Public Prosecutor Prakash Suryavanshi informed the court. 

According to CBI, Bhave is a convict in 2008 bomb blast at a theatre in Thane. He was released on bail in May 2013.  
 

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