Pramod Mahajan is dead
Mumbai, May 3 (UNI) Senior BJP leader Pramod Mahajan succumbed to grievous gunshot injuries at the Hinduja Hospital here this afternoon after valiantly battling for life for 12 days.
The 56-year-old leader was shot point-blank allegedly by his younger brother, Pravin, 45, at his Worli home here on April 22.
Mr Mahajan died with three bullets still embedded in his body.
Pravin, who had surrendered immediately after the crime and was arrested on April 22 itself, was today sent to judicial custody till May 17 by a local court after the expiry of his police remand in the case of murderous assault registered against him under section 307 of Indian Penal Code.
The announcement of his death was made by Hospital CEO Pramod Lele.
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