Dabholkar murder case: Accused Virendra Tawade taken to Pune from CBI office

| Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 16:01
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Narendra dabholkar, Virendra Tawade, murder, cbi, Sanatan Sanstha, Hindu Janjagriti Samiti, arrested, panvel, Maharashtra,

New Delhi: Virendra Tawade, a Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janjagriti Samiti activist who was arrested by The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday, in connection with murder of Narendra Dabholkar in 2013 has been taken to Pune from CBI office in Navi Mumbai on Saturday.

Virendra Tawade was presented in a local court in Pune earlier on Saturday.


Tawade, a former surgeon at JJ Hospital was reportedly arrested from his residence at Panvel in Raigad district of Maharashtra at around 8.30pm.


Earlier this month, CBI conducted a raid at the residences of Tawade another Sanatan activist Sarang Akolkar at Panvel and Pune, respectively.


During the search, the agency recovered documents and phones numbers and e-mails which were scrutinised.


Dabholkar, an Indian rationalist and author was shot dead by unidentified assailants while he was on a morning walk on the bridge near Omkareshwar temple in Pune on August 20, 2013.


Virendra Tawade has been a Sanstha sadak for more than 15 years.


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