Two men mug cabbie on Pune-Satara Road, rob him of coins and cellphone

PUNE: Two unidentified guys threatened a cab motive force waiting for passengers on Satara Road inside the early hours of Monday and robbed him of a cellular phone and coins, together worth Rs11,000. The cab driver Suraj Iranna Shahabade (21), who hails from Solapur and currently lives at Dhankawdi, has lodged a grievance with the Dattawadi police. Senior inspector of the Dattawadi police Devidas Gheware stated, “We have ascertained the robbers’ identity. They are criminals on the police file. We will soon arrest them.” Sub-inspector of the Dattawadi police Kuldeep Sankpal, investigating the case, stated that the complainant Shahabade is pursuing a trade degree from a college in Solapur. “During the vacations, he had come to Pune and started operating as a motive force with a cab aggregator to assist his family,” Sankpal said.

Sankpal said that on Monday, around 4.30 am, Shahabade becomes to choose up passengers close to Panchami eating place on Pune-Satara Road. “He had reached there on time, and he became awaiting the passengers while two men riding a motorbike on the wrong side of the road stopped near the cab,” he said. The guys allegedly threatened Shahabade and forced him to step out of the car. As quickly as he got down, the duo snatched his cellular phone and Rs830 from his pockets, all collectively really worth Rs11,000. They later fled at the bike. Following the incident, Shahabade right away approached the Dattawadi police and lodged a criticism. “We have registered an offense of theft and released a search for the duo,” Sankpal further stated. Over a previous couple of days, that is the second incident of a cab motive force being robbed. In the early hours of Friday, two masked men threatened cab driver Deepak Ingle, who became waiting for passengers, close to a PMPML bus forestall along the Katraj-Dehu Road skip. Ingle lost his automobile and cellular telephone, completely well worth Rs6 lakh, within the robbery.



The finances senate of the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) could be held on Saturday. The Bombay high court docket had given universities within the country a move-beforehand to behavior the meeting even when the model code of conduct was in effect. The preceding Senate turned into scheduled on March 30. However, the state department of better training issued a notification that universities would not behave the conferences because of the election code of conduct. However, the Pune-based Vidyapeeth Vikas Manch filed a petition towards the branch’s choice inside the Bombay High Court, mentioning that, within the past, senate meetings had been carried out throughout this era, so the better education branch’s directive ought to stand canceled. The high court ordered that there had been no damage in carrying out the Senate meeting. Following the choice, the SPPU has scheduled the Senate on April 20. SPPU registrar Prafulla Pawar stated, “SPPU observes a vacation on the third Saturday of the month. However, the vacation has been canceled because the Senate has been scheduled the identical day.”

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