The owner of Golden Shirt of Rs 1.27 crore weighing 3.5 kgs Dattatray Phuge, a businessman from Pune, was brutally killed on Thursday night reportedly with the stones and sharp weapons.
Source: American Bazaar
The incident took place in an open ground in the Dighi area of Pimpri-Chinchwad at around 11:30 PM last night and there were 12 people who attacked Phuge with sharp weapons, killing him on the spot.
Phuge was an ex-operator from the Nationalist Congress Party, and he was running a chit fund and had reportedly collected money from several investors.
Source: Bom Rich
Dighi police station inspector Navnath Ghogare said, “As per preliminary information, Phuge and his son were invited by one of the suspects, who know each other, to celebrate a birthday. However, we are investigating how Phuge reached the open ground where he was murdered”.
“Dattatray Phuge’s 22-year-old son is the witness of his father’s murder but was spared by the attackers,” police said.
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