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Navi Mumbai: Retired Arioli cop, who killed his son, sent to police custody till June 17

08:58 PM Jun 15, 2021 | Amit Srivastava

Bhagwan Patil, retired police officer, who had allegedly shot at his two sons, leaving one dead and another injured has been sent to police custody till June 17. He is in Rabale Police custody. Patil was arrested immediately after he had shot at his sons on Monday evening at his residence in Airoli.

Yogesh Gawade, senior police inspector from Rabale police station said that Patil was presented before Vashi court in Belapur and they got police custody till June 17. “We have already recovered the revolver used in the crime,” said Gawde. However, he added that they will investigate if there is any other reason which led him to fire the bullet.

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Navi Mumbai: Retired police officer shoots his sons in Airoli, arrested

According to police, the 68-year-old retired police officer had a fought with their two sons over the payment of car servicing. Patil lost his control and pulled his revolver and fired at his sons.

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Police said that Patil, who retired as an assistant sub-inspector, has three sons and he lived with his wife and the eldest son, who is physically challenged, at Sector 2 in Airoli. The second son Vijay, 34, lived in Vasai and the youngest son Sujay, 32, lives separately in the Airoli area. While the bullet hit the shoulder and stomach of Vijay and escaped touching Sujay. Vijay severely injured and he was admitted to a hospital in Airoli but later succumbed. Police in the initial investigation found that Patil had frequent fights with their sons and his wife.

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