Siddhesk Kamble alias Mahakal has been arrested by Pune Police on Wednesday. He was arrested in Sangamner near the Pune-Ahmednagar border. Mahakal was one of the absconding accused in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case.
Mahakal was arrested in connection with the murder of Omkar alias Ranya Annasaheb Bankhele, back in 2021. Both accused in Pune case are also the accused in murder of Sidhu Moosewala. While Mahakal was arrested on Wednesday, another accused Santosh Sunil Jadhav is still absconding.
Mahakal was produced at Shivaji Nagar court in Pune and remanded to crime branch custody until June 20.
Abhinav Deshmukh, supritendent of Pune Rural Police, said that Mahakal was arrested after receiving information about Jadhav’s whereabouts. The police intercepted Mahakal and arrested him.
Punjab SIT officials investigating the Moosewala murder case may visit Pune and question Mahakal.