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Man strangulates woman to death after she refuses sex in Maha

PTI
Published : Feb 19, 2018, 1:32 pm IST
Updated : Feb 19, 2018, 1:56 pm IST

The accused Haridas Nirgude and the victim Ankita More (20) became friends through social networking site 'Facebook', a senior police said.

25-year-old man from Nallasopara allegedly strangulated a woman with a shoe lace at his residence because she refused to have sex with him.  (Photo: Representational Image)
 25-year-old man from Nallasopara allegedly strangulated a woman with a shoe lace at his residence because she refused to have sex with him. (Photo: Representational Image)

Palghar: A 25-year-old man from Nallasopara allegedly strangulated a woman with a shoe lace at his residence because she refused to have sex with him, police said on Monday.

The accused Haridas Nirgude and the victim Ankita More (20) became friends through social networking site 'Facebook', a senior police official said.

On Sunday, Nirgude had called More to his house in Nallasopara. After the victim reached there, he demanded sexual favours and as she refused it, Nirgude killed her, the officer added.

Nirgude threw her body in the nearby area. Locals alerted the police, following which police officials reached the spot and took her body, the officer said.

The accused was detained and he confessed the crime, the officer said, adding the process to arrest him was underway.

Tags: strangulate woman, murder, facebook, crime, sexual favours
Location: India, Maharashtra