Sonawane murder: Key culprit Popat Shinde dies

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Mumbai, Jan 31: The main accused of the murder of the Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane, Popat Shinde died today (Monday, Jan 31).

Popat Shinde, a key kingpin in the brutal murder of Yashwant Sonawane suffered more than 70 percent burnt injuries when he was admitted to the  JJ Hospital on Jan 25.

Shinde was the one of the people responsible for the murder of the Additional District Collector. He apparently poured kerosene over Sonawane when he tried to take photographs of kerosene being stolen from an oil tanker.

The main culprit is believed to have received injuries when Sonawane held on to him after he was set on fire.

Additional District Collector burnt alive in Malegaon

However, in a shocking revelation, some of the detained members of the oil mafia stated that the deceased Sonawane had demanded a "bribe" to settle the matter when he spotted oil adulteration near Manmad.

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