Pune: The parents of Shubham Shirke, who was abducted and murdered here allegedly by three of his friends for ransom, have demanded justice for their son and stringent punishment for the killers.
"My son was innocent and friendly with everybody. The suspects tortured him before strangulating him to death for no reason. We want justice," said Sunita Shirke, the mother of the 15-year-old, who was killed by his classmate and two other boys at Dighi on Saturday.
Sunita and Mahadev Shirke said, "This was a cold blooded murder of a minor by minors. If the law is against stringent punishment to minors, there is an urgent need to lower the age limit for juvenile crimes."
The Shirkes also want that there should not be any political interference in the investigation....more
11:25 AM, Apr 03, 2012
Pune: In a shocking case, a 15-year-old schoolboy was reportedly murdered by three of his friends in Pune on Sunday. One of the accused trio was a classmate of the boy. Shubham Shirke was allegedly kidnapped and later murdered for a ransom of Rs 50,000, a part of which was reportedly already paid by the parents. When Shubham did not return home even after the ransom was paid, the parents...
03:18 PM, Apr 01, 2012