Transgender killed with heavy stone
Pune: A 27-year-old transgender was found bludgeoned to death at an isolated spot near Dari Pul (via duct) on the Katraj-Dehu Road bypass at 8am on Tuesday.
The Bharati Vidyapeeth police have registered a murder case against unidentified persons.
Senior police inspector Jagannath Kalaskar of the Bharati Vidyapeeth police said, “We have ascertained the identity of the transgender person. They were a resident of Hadapsar. Unidentified persons have bludgeoned them to death using a heavy stone.”
Kalaskar said, “The transgender used to seek alms at different parts of the city. They were seeking alms the at Khed-Shivapur toll plaza during the night intervening Monday and Tuesday. After that no one reported seeing them.”
“The reason behind the murder is not known. A team is investigating,” he said.
Courtesy : TOI
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