Army jawan dies in road accident
Army jawan Amol Thorat (28) from Thergaon and his friend Sandeep Sridhar Vasure died after their bike crashed into a road divider opposite Aundh post office. Amol was to be married next month. The bike dashed against the road divider while taking a turn towards Rakshak chowk.
Man assaults traffic constable, arrested
Deccan police have arrested Pravin Shankar Kadu (29) of Dattawadi for allegedly manhandling a traffic constable, Mangesh Navnath Khedkar, who was towing away Kaduís car allegedly parked in a no-parking zone. On Monday afternoon, Kadu had parked his car at Padale Palace on Khilare road. Khedkar, who was in a towing van spotted the car and gave instructions to colleagues to tow it away. While the car was being towed, Kadu saw it and approached Khedkar. The traffic constable asked him to pay a fine. Kadu allegedly abused him, pulled him out of the van and manhandled him. Khedkar took him to the police station, where he was arrested for assaulting and deterring a public servant from discharging his duty.