All the 13 accused in the murder of Dr.Chetan Patil have been acquitted of all the charges due to lack of evidence.
It may be recalled that on August 27, 2012, 28-year-old doctor Chetan Patil of Gadhinglaj was brutally stabbed on Fort road. The doctor had come to Belagavi from Bagalkot and was heading to his hometown Gadhinglaj when he was attacked by a group of boys on Fort Road. According to the police, Dr Chetan Patil watched the Salman Khan starrer Ek Tha Tiger on Sunday night. He had his dinner at a hotel later and was on his way to the bus terminus when he was attacked and killed.
Chetan Patil, who was the only son of Appasaheb Patil, had passed his MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi.
The court acquitted all the 13 which also included a ex corporator.
Names of the acquitted: Salman Dalyat, Nayim Sarkvas, Syedali Qadri, Naved Shiledar, Abdul Mujawar, Altaf Subedar, Tabez Bhatkande, Rehmat Shaikh, Majhar Makandar, Niqab Peerzade, Salim Soudagar, Rizwan Dalyat and Baulal Mujawar.