Pansare murder case: Court to frame charges against fifth accused

Kolhapur, Feb. 23 (ANI): The Kolhapur sessions court will on March 8 frame charges against accused Sameer Gaikwad in connection with the murder case of former Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Govind Pansare.

Earlier, a local court had sent Gaikwad, the fifth accused in the murder case, in police custody for seven days.

Gaikwad was detained by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the Sangli region of Kolhapur District.

Pansare’s family had sought an SIT probe, alleging that the Maharashtra Police had failed to make any progress.

Pansare and his wife were out on a morning walk when assailants opened fire at them. Later, Pansare succumbed to his injuries. (ANI)

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