Murder of Adnan Patrawala

Adnan Patrawala was the teenage son of a businessperson from Mumbai, India. On 18 August 2007, Adnan was kidnapped for 2 crore (US$250,000) ransom. He was murdered the next day when news of the kidnapping broke on national TV and print media.[1]

Adnan Patrawala
Born(1990-09-21)21 September 1990
DisappearedAugust 18, 2007 (aged 16)
Inorbit Mall, Malad, Mumbai[1]
Died19 August 2007(2007-08-19) (aged 16)[2]
Palm Beach road, Navi Mumbai[2]
Cause of deathHomicide[1]
Body discoveredPalm Beach road, Navi Mumbai[1]
ParentAslam Patrawala (father)

Accused edit

Following are the accused and their age at the time of the incident;[2]

# Name Age
01 Sujit Nair 28
02 Ayush Bhat 18
03 Rajeev Dharaiya n/a
04 Amit Kausha n/a
05 Khimesh Kishor Ambawat 17

4 of them were released as they were innocent.

Killing edit

By the time the kidnappers made a ransom call, the kidnapping made national news so Adnan's kidnappers strangled him and dumped his body in Palm Beach road, Navi Mumbai and took local trains home.[1]

Trial & verdict edit

On 30 Jan 2012, Mumbai sessions court acquitted four of the five accused. The prosecution failed to prove its case. Aslam Patrawala (father) said that he would appeal in a higher court.[1][3] Being a juvenile, the fifth accused was tried by the Juvenile Justice Board.[4]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Adnan Patrawala case: Five big facts". NDTV. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Adnan Murder: 3 Sent to Cop Custody". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Four accused in Adnan Patrawala murder acquitted". Two circles. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Adnan Patrawala murder case: Four acquitted". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 January 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2016.