Pune Techie arrested for murdering Doctor Wife


PUNE:  A 33-yr old IT professional allegedly killed gyanecologist doctor’s wife at her clinic in Hinjawadi area in Pune on Wednesday.

Dr Anjali Patidar who was doctor’s third wife was found dead after they had a fight over some domestic issue, police said.

"We have received the information that Manoj Patidar, who works in an IT firm in Hinjawadi IT hub, had procured the country-made pistol for Rs. 20,000 a week ago," Assistant Police Inspector, Wakad Police station, Mahendra Aher said.

"On Wednesday, following a fight over some domestic issue, he allegedly shot her in the forehead and ran away leaving their one-and-half-year-old baby," he said.

The accused, Manoj was a resident of Madhya Pradesh. He was thinking to escape from the city while police caught him and arrested in Pune late last night.

"During his interrogation, we have come to know that his earlier two wives died in mysterious circumstances as he is claiming that they had allegedly committed suicide by falling off from building. However, foul play is suspected in earlier deaths," Mr Aher said.

The investigation is in process and the charges has been put against him under section 302 (murder) of IPC.