Three arrested in Mayuri Hingnekar murder case

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2018 09:26:21


Staff Reporter,

Cops probing involvement of Shubham Salve in the murder

Ganeshpeth police, on Monday, arrested three youths for killing Mayuri Tarun Hinganekar (25) in the wee hours of Sunday. The accused deliberately rammed their car into a motorcycle on which she was riding pillion with her friend near Gandhi Sagar lake.  Arrested accused are identified as Ashish Krishnarao Salve (26), Mohit Manohar Salve (20) and Dipak Tulshiram Bude (25). Car driver Aniket Salve (24) was arrested by the police on Sunday.

The three accused fled the spot after committing the murder, said police. Before ramming the vehicle into the motorcycle, a youth sitting next to Aniket tried to pull Mayuri down from  the motorycle. The youngsters made several attempts to brought her down but Mayuri and Akshay Nagardhane, who was riding the bike, managed to dodge the youths. Mayuri (25), a resident of Telipura, Ganeshpeth was a close friend of Shubham Salve (25). The relationship went sour some months ago after Mayuri become friend of Akshay Nagardhane (22).

On Saturday evening, Mayuri had gone for stroll with Akshay. After receiving the tip, the accused started chasing the couple from Sitabuldi area in their car (MH-31/DV-4990) at around 12.30 am. Sources informed that the youths even stopped Akshay and Mayuri near Variety Square and abused them. However, Mayuri and Akshay managed to flee the spot on the motorcycle.

After crossing Agyaram Devi Square, the goons tried hard to pull Mayuri down from the bike in a bid to kill her. Sources informed that the car was in great speed and was chasing the bike recklessly. A police officer informed that the car was moving at speed of 90 km/hour.

The officer informed that the accused have murdered the girl to take revenge of break-up of relationship between Mayuri and Shubham. However, Shubham was not in the car. Initial investigation revealed that Shubham was present in the house when the murder took place. The three accused will be produced in the court on Tuesday.