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Women’s cell takes over therapist’s murder case

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jan 15, 2017, 3:08 am IST
Updated : Jan 15, 2017, 7:38 am IST

The physiotherapist was brutally gang raped and murdered more than a month ago.

The 25-year-old victim.
 The 25-year-old victim.

Mumbai: Despite questioning over 400 people, the Vile Parle police couldn’t find any lead in the rape and murder case of the 25-year-old physiotherapist. Now sources said the Crime against women cell will simultaneously start the investigation in the case. The physiotherapist was brutally gang raped and murdered more than a month ago. The cell has received instructions from senior officials to probe in the case.

“Vile Parle police questioned everybody including her boyfriend, sister and sister’s boyfriend, her best friend but nothing has come up, so now women cell will look into it simultaneously to solve the case,” said an officer from the cell.

 

Sources said, “After senior officials informed the cell to look into it, team members met the deceased’s parents and other people around the area who knew the her. The senior of the cell will soon interrogate other people in the case. The study of the case will start from the initial stage.”

Police also questioned history-sheeters in the area. The police teams are now waiting for DNA samples of the victim and the main suspects to given them a clue. The physiotherapist, in the wee hours of December 6, was discovered naked in her house in a chawl in Vile Parle east. The unidentified accused had allegedly tried to burn her down.

Tags: physiotherapist, gang rape, murder case
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)