A 43-year-old man from Maharashtra’s Palghar district allegedly killed his live-in accomplice and after she filed a rape grievance in opposition to him, police mentioned on Tuesday.
The incident passed off between August 9 and 12 and the physique of the 28-year-old girl is but to be discovered, they mentioned.
The accused, a resident of Vasai space in Palghar, was arrested on Tuesday, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Vasai, Padmaja Bade mentioned.
The lady’s household filed a lacking individual’s grievance with the Naigaon police on August 14, an official from Naigaon police station mentioned, including they think the accused disposed of the physique in neighbouring Vapi city of Gujarat.
A preliminary probe revealed the accused was offended as the girl had filed a rape grievance primarily based on which a legal case was registered in opposition to him, Ms Bade mentioned.
The lady had refused to withdraw the grievance, therefore the person allegedly kill her, the official mentioned.
The Naigaon police registered an FIR in opposition to the accused on Monday underneath Indian Penal Code Sections 302 (homicide) and 201(inflicting disappearance of proof) following a grievance by the girl’s sister, she mentioned.
The accused can be dealing with a case of abetment of suicide lodged in opposition to him at one other police station in Mira Bhayander-Vasai Virar police limits, the official mentioned with out elaborating.
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