Wakad, July 26, 2022: A youth died on Monday after jumping from a hotel in the Wakad area of Pimpri Chinchwad.
According to the police, the deceased is identified as Abhay Gondane (21) who worked as a customer service manager in a private company in Viman Nagar. He and his 24-year-old transgender friend attended a party Monday at Bar Heist Hotel in Wakad. The party was hosted by Mist, an LGBTQ community organization.
According to the FIR, the two friends who lived in Vishrantwadi went to the party around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. While dancing, the complainant had a minor fight with another transgender person around 1:30 a.m. Monday. They had consumed alcohol. After that, the hotel staff made them leave to prevent things from getting worse. The deceased returned to question staff when he was assaulted by the hotel owner, his wife and other staff. The deceased youth suffered head injuries as he jumped from the second floor of the hotel building in an attempt to save himself.
Some people informed the police who went to the scene and called the ambulance. They were taken to Aditya Birla Hospital before being transferred to Sassoon General Hospital. However, Gondane succumbed to his injuries.
Based on a complaint, Wakad Police Station under Pimpri Chinchwad Police has registered an FIR under Sections 304(ii), 326, 324, 323, 143, 148 and 149 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC ) against hotel owner Gajanan Kharat and others.