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Police makes fourth arrest in poll aspirant murder case

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

Police today arrested fourth suspect in connection with the murder of a 32-year-old poll aspirant in Nashik Road area last month.

"Shekhar Ahire, a resident of Shramik Nagar in the city, was arrested from bus stand in neighbouring Sinnar taluka," said ACP (crime) Sachin Gore.

Police had last month arrested three persons in Shirdi for the murder of Surendra Shejwal alias Gharya, a slum-dweller, on January 20.

Shejwal was seeking ticket from Shiv Sena to contest from municipal ward number 18 for the Nashik municipal corporation polls, slated on February 21.

Police had ruled out political angle in the crime.

Other accused who were arrested are identified as Anil alias Bala Digraskar, Rambhau Chavan and Rahul Gotarane, all residents of Nashik Road.

They are booked under various sections of IPC including murder.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, February 01 2017. 20:43 IST