Youth held in Pune school boy beheading case
A 19-year-old youth has been arrested in connection with the killing of a schoolboy who was beheaded on an island near here, police said.
Pune: A 19-year-old youth has been
arrested in connection with the killing of a schoolboy who was
beheaded on an island near here, police said.
The arrested suspect -- Ashish Mapre -- was believed to
be part of the threesome who murdered the 15-year-old Abhishek
Ghorpade in cold blood on May 5, severed his head and hanged
the body on a tree, they said.
Two minors too have been detained for interrogation in
Previous enmity was reported to be the factor behind
the gruesome act of teenage violence.
The last rites of the deceased were performed by his
parents in the presence of his grieving friends and teachers
even as fire brigade and police divers gave up their efforts
to recover the victim`s head thrown in river Mutha that flows
through the city.