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Accused in kidnapping-murder case allegedly commits suicide

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Durgesh Bokde, an accused in a kidnapping and case, committed suicide at a hotel in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, today, the city police said.

Bokde had been absconding after the of Rahul Agrekar (37), son of a city-based lottery wholesaler.

While the police arrested his accomplice Pankaj Harode from on Wednesday, Bokde had managed to give them the slip.

He was found to have hanged himself at a lodge in Raipur today, police said.

According to the police, Bokde and Harode had planned to kidnap the victim's brother for ransom. When it didn't work out, they kidnapped Rahul Agrekar, and killed him on November 21.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 23:05 IST