The Belapur police have arrested 4 brothers for allegedly killing a person who was in a relationship with one in every of their wives.
The accused have been recognized as Nagesh Koli (31), Datta Koli (29), Prasad Koli (27), and Yogesh Koli (23), who resided in Diwale village. The police mentioned the accused kidnapped Somnath Koli (39), murdered him, and dumped his physique close to Diwale creek. The police mentioned Mr. Prasad Koli’s spouse eloped with Somnath round a month in the past.
On the evening of December 29, Somnath went lacking and the following day his brother Devnath Koli approached the police. A case of kidnapping was registered after the police obtained CCTV footage of Somnath being attacked by the 4 brothers.
“The footage showed the four accused chasing Somnath with bamboo sticks. We nabbed three brothers from Diwale village the same day the case was registered,” senior police inspector Anil Patil mentioned. On December 31, Mr. Nagesh Koli was additionally arrested.
The police mentioned the accused confessed to abducting Somnath on December 30 at 10 p.m. and taking him in an autorickshaw to the retibunder at Diwale village. The brothers then assaulted him with bamboo sticks and stones. Later, the accused hid the physique beneath a rock close to Diwale creek.
“Prasad Koli said he was angry because his wife had abandoned him and their five-year-old son,” Mr. Patil mentioned. After the physique was recovered, sections of assault and murder had been added to the cost sheet. The accused have been remanded in custody until January 8.