Two held for murder of Pune builder

first_imgPune: The police has arrested two people in connection with the murder of Pune builder Devendra Shah, on the night of January 13 in the city’s upmarket Prabhat Road area.The Deccan police nabbed Ravindra Sadashiv Chorge, a resident of the Sinhagad Road area, from a lodge in Jalgaon on Sunday. During interrogation, Chorge confessed to having committed the murder along with Rahul Chandrakant Shivtare, a resident of Pune’s Wadgaon-Budruk area, said Dr. Basavaraj Teli, deputy commissioner of police (zone 1).“Shivtare, a history-sheeter had been booked for murder in the past. The two accused dealt with real estate matters and were known to Shah,” said a senior police officer.Shah was gunned down outside his building at around 11 p.m on January 13.The assailants reached Shah’s home at Sayali Apartments on Prabhat Road’s Lane 7 and asked the laundryman who doubled as a security guard to call the builder whose flat is situated on the third floor. Following the call Shah and his son Atit came to the parking lot.After engaging Shah and his son in a brief conversation, the duo opened fire as father and son turned to head back home. The murder was caught on CCTV which helped police identify the suspects.last_img

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