Nagpur journalist's family members killed: Police make one arrest, claim case is solved

The Nagpur police on Sunday said that it had solved the killing of the mother and daughter of a journalist, 12 hours after the crime was committed.

PTI February 18, 2018 21:17:00 IST
Nagpur journalist's family members killed: Police make one arrest, claim case is solved

Nagpur: The Nagpur police on Sunday said that it had solved the killing of the mother and daughter of a journalist, 12 hours after the crime was committed.

Usha Kamble (50) and one-year-old Risha were killed on Saturday evening and their bodies were put in a gunny bag and thrown into a nullah at Bhadura in Dighori at around 11 in the night,  police said.

Nagpur journalists family members killed Police make one arrest claim case is solved

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Joint Commissioner of Police Shivaji Bodkhe said that Ganesh Rambaran Shahu (26), a resident of the Pawanputra Nagar area, was arrested adding that the victim and Shahu had fought over chit fund money for Saturday evening at the latter's house.

In the course of the altercation, the woman fell from the stairs, after which Shahu slit her throat, Bodkhe said.

He added that the toddler, who was with Kamble at the time, was killed by Shahu to stop her wails.

"He later put the bodies in a sack and disposed it off in a nullah," Bodkhe said. Further investigations were underway, the official said.

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