Nayana Pujari rape case: Death sentence awarded to three convicts

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 9 (ANI): A Pune Court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to all the three convicts in the software engineer Nayana Pujari murder and rape case. The court yesterday found the three accused guilty, seven years after the case first came to light. Pujari, an engineer with a software company in Kharadi, was abducted on October 7, 2009. Her body was recovered from the Zarewadi forests in Khed taluka on October 9, 2009. Investigations revealed that the victim was gang-raped in a car and robbed of cash by using her ATM card before she was strangulated and bludgeoned to death in the forest area. The police probe later led to the arrest of four persons including one Rajesh Chaudhari, who later turned an approver in the case. (ANI)