Narendra Dabholkar Murder Case: Pune Court Sends Accused Sanjeev Punalekar And Vikram Bhave to CBI Custody Till June 1
Narendra Dabholkar and his murder accused being sent to CBI custody. (Photo Credit: ANI)

Pune, May 26: A day after the arrest of two suspects Advocate Sanjeev Punalekar and Vikram Bhave from Mumbai, the Pune Sessions Court on Sunday sent them to CBI custody till June 1. Both these suspects were presented in the court on Sunday by the CBI officials.

Earlier, probing the matter, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday arrested advocate Sanjeev Punalekar and Vikram Bhave from Mumbai. It is to be known that Punalekar has been advocating for many right-wing accused in different cases. Dabholkar Murder Case: CBI Arrested 2 More People From Mumbai 

Previously in December 2018, the bench had granted bail to the accused Amol Kale, Rajesh Bangera and Amit Degvekar. This was done as CBI failed to file charge sheet against them within the stipulated 90-day period.

The case relates to the murder of activist Narendra Dabholkar, who was shot by bike-borne assailants while returning home from a morning walk on August 20, 2013. Dabholkar was the founder of the Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (MANS) and was vocal against right-wing extremism.