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Updated on: Saturday, November 27, 2021, 02:01 PM IST

Mumbai: 20-year-old woman raped, murdered in Kurla

An 18-year-old boy with two of his friends was shooting a video in the building when they spotted the body. The boy instantly called the police and informed them about the body.
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A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Kurla, informed local police on Saturday.

The victim's body was found on the thirteenth floor of a vacant building in the HDIL compound.

"Initial medical report suggests that the girl was sexually assaulted. Hence, a case under the provisions of Section 376 (rape) and 302 (murder) of Indian Penal Code has been registered," says police officials.

Kurla DCP (Zone 5) Pranay Ashok while speaking on the incident said, "Special teams have been formed to ascertain the identity of the victim. CCTV footage is being checked... Post mortem report shows evidence of the sexual assault."

As per the police, an 18-year-old boy with two of his friends was shooting a video in the building when they spotted the body. The boy instantly called the police and informed them about the body.

"The body was confiscated by Vinoba Bhave Police Station and has now been sent for post-mortem. The girl had serious head injuries. Her body had also started decomposing," says a police official.

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Published on: Saturday, November 27, 2021, 01:19 PM IST
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