Pune: The Ahmednagar police on Monday arrested two and detained one minor in connection with the attack on school principal and social worker Heramb Kulkarni.
The local crime unit of Ahmednagar police arrested Akshay Vishnu Sabban, Chaitanya Sunil Sudke and detained a minor. One Akshay and Sunny Jagdhane are absconding.
According to the police, Kulkarni, who was ill, was riding a bike with teacher Sunil Kulkarni and was returning home when three unidentified persons intercepted his motorcycle and attacked him near Joshi Classes in Rasanenagar around 12.18 pm on Saturday. Heramb suffered four stitches when the accused hit him with an iron bar.
The three suspects were captured thanks to images from closed circuit television cameras. Following Kulkarni’s complaint, the authorities had recently evicted illegal tobacco and tobacco shops on the school premises. Police suspect that the owners of these shops might have come up with the plan. Heramb was recently transferred to Sitaram Sarada Vidyalaya.
According to the police, Akshay, who runs a hot pot kiosk near Sitaram Sarada Vidyalaya, hatched the plan with the help of other accused after his illegal shop was removed by anti-encroachment personnel.
Madhukar Salave, inspector of Tofkhana police station, said, “We will share the details of the investigation soon.”
Tofkhana police station has filed a case under sections 307, 323,504,506 of IPC.