Maharashtra: One arrested for woman's murder in Nashik

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman from Maharashtra's Nashik district

PTIUpdated: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 02:12 PM IST
article-image
(image source: Freepik)

Palghar: A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman from Maharashtra's Nashik district, police said on Wednesday.

The Palghar district rural police on Tuesday arrested Sikandar Shaikh, a driver from Nashik in a case of murder registered at Mokhada police station here, inspector Sanjaykumar Bramhane said.

The police are on the lookout for two more accused Ibrahim Shaikh (27) and Farooque Shaikh (25) in the case, he said.

According to the police, a woman was found dead, with her hands and legs tied, in Vaitarna river on December 20, 2021.

The victim was subsequently identified as Madhavi alias Pallavi Ahire, who had been reported missing from her home in Ambad area of Nashik, the official said.

The accused had allegedly demanded sexual favours from the victim and when she refused, they took her to Mokhada in Palghar, tied her hands and legs and pushed her off a bridge into Vaitarna river, it was stated.

Further interrogation and probe was underway in this regard, the official added.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Mumbai monsoon: BMC keeps cold mix ready for potholes, 1,415 metric tonnes cold distributed in 24...

Mumbai monsoon: BMC keeps cold mix ready for potholes, 1,415 metric tonnes cold distributed in 24...

With Aryan Khan getting clean chit from NCB, FPJ presents his friend Arbaaz Merchant’s statements...

With Aryan Khan getting clean chit from NCB, FPJ presents his friend Arbaaz Merchant’s statements...

WT20 Challenge final: Supernovas beat Velocity in thriller to clinch title despite Laura Wolvaardt's...

WT20 Challenge final: Supernovas beat Velocity in thriller to clinch title despite Laura Wolvaardt's...

Mumbai: No water supply in western suburbs on THIS date

Mumbai: No water supply in western suburbs on THIS date

Cordelia Cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's older ‘weed’ chats ignored by SIT

Cordelia Cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's older ‘weed’ chats ignored by SIT