Mumbai Crime: 60-year-old mobile thief kills 20-year-old partner, rapes him

On Sunday, Azad Maidan police arrested a 60-year-old pick pocketer for smashing his partners head and then raping him. The 60-year-old smashed his 20-year-old’s partner head as he refused to give him a stolen cell phone.

According to Hindustan Times, the incident took place on April 28, when the 20-year-old boy was sleeping on the footpath. Around 6.30 am, a constable who patrolling got information that a man was found lying in a pool of blood near Income Tax Bhavan. The constable later alerted other policemen and reached the spot. They found that 20-year-old male was lying unconscious in a pool of blood. His head was smashed with a rock and his pants were lowered to his knees, the police then sent the boy to GT hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

The 20-year-old boy was identified as Vikram Rakma Ninama who was also a thief and had moved to Mumbai from Rajasthan three years ago. He used to live on footpaths of south Mumbai. The boy got acquainted with the 60-year-old, who is identified as Ramswami Muttuswami Konar alias Vijay Taklya, a year ago. And then they both started stealing together in south Mumbai. A few days ago, they both stole a cell phone from a security guard, but Vikram kept the cellphone with him and refused to share the takings as well. Taklya got angry on this and decided to teach him a lesson.

During investigation police found in CCTV footage that around 5.25 am the accused approached Vikram, who was sleeping, with a paver block and repeatedly hit the victim on the road. But later, after hitting him, the accused lowered the victim’s pants and raped the body. The cops, on April 29, were successful in tracing Taklya near Sion Hospital and arrested him from there. The police have booked the accused under sections 02 (murder) and 377 (unnatural sex) of the IPC. The accused was produced in court and remanded to police custody till May 4.

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