Pune Police arrests five for firing at a journalist in Baramati

The journalist, Ganesh Jadhav (30), had sustained a bullet injury during the firing

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New Delhi, November 7

The Pune Police arrested five persons in connection with the attack on a journalist on Baramati – Bhigwan Road near Pune. 

The journalist, Ganesh Jadhav (30), had sustained a bullet injury during the firing. 

The police identified the five accused as Tushar Bhosale (22), Suraj Kashid (27), Shubham Rajpure (24), Tejas Karche (21) and Vikram Bobade (26), all residents of Baramati.

The investigation showed that the incident was the fallout of a petty argument between Jadhav’s friend Rutvik Mulik and one of the accused.

As per the case details, an argument broke out between accused Tushar Bhosale and Rutvik Mulik on November 3. Bhosale then came back with his friends, allegedly armed with weapons. They attacked Mulik and his friend, including Ganesh Jadhav. During the fight, one of the accused opened fire and the bullet hit Jadhav. Two others also sustained injuries after they were attacked with sharp weapons.

The police added that the accused Shubham Rajpure, is a history-sheeter who was previously booked in 13 criminal cases including murder, attempt to murder, robbery, extortion and illegal possession of firearms.

He was released from jail on parole in 2020 during the Covid-19 outbreak. He was later jailed again in connection with a murder case lodged at Bhosari police station.

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