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Man held for giving death threats to slain gangster's wife escapes from Pune hospital

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Pune, Feb 11 (PTI) A man arrested for allegedly giving death threats to Swati Mohol, wife of slain gangster Sharad Mohol, escaped from a hospital in Pune where the police had taken him for a check-up on Sunday, an official said. The cyber police had arrested Marshal Louis Lilakar (24) on Friday, the official said.

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Lilakar allegedly sent death threats to Swati Mohol under the name of Munna Polekar on social media, he said.

Following a probe, the police traced the messages to the accused and nabbed him, the official said.

“Lilakar complained of chest pains on Sunday morning, and a team from the cyber police took him to Sassoon General Hospital for medical examination around 8 am. He was taken to the outpatient department, from where he managed to escape," he said.

Teams have been formed to apprehend the accused, and a case has been registered against him at Bundgarden police station, the official said. PTI COR ARU

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