BROTHER OF FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA PRATIBHA PATIL NAMED AS AN..

BROTHER OF FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA PRATIBHA PATIL NAMED AS AN ACCUSED IN A 2005 MURDER AND CONSPIRACY CASE 

Former President Pratibha Patil’s brother has been named as an accused in a murder and conspiracy case that dates back to 2005.

A court in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, has named Gajendra Narayan Patil, the younger brother of Pratibha Patil, and former MLA Dr Ulhas Patil in the murder of a Vishram Patil. Vishram Patil was found hacked to death in September 2005.

In a TV news channel interview, the victim’s wife, a witness in the case, has alleged that the president’s brother was a mastermind in the murder conspiracy. She had earlier said that her husband was murdered due to political rivalry.

Gajendra Narayan Patil is a top Congress leader from Jalgaon.

Source: Agencies