Mumbai crime: 30-year-old slits man's throat after sister commits suicide

Updated: Nov 06, 2019, 14:34 IST | Samiullah Khan | Mumbai

The deceased and the woman who committed suicide had married against their family's wishes,

The deceased Akash Kolekar. (Photo: Hanif Patel)
The deceased Akash Kolekar. (Photo: Hanif Patel)

The Nallasopara police arrested a 30-year-old for slitting his brother-in-law's throat after his sister allegedly committed suicide. According to the police, the accused has been identified as Ravindra Kale. The deceased Akash Kolekar, 25, and Komal had married against their family's wishes, but police said, the reason behind Komal's suicide is yet to be ascertained.

Police said Kale and his parents had come to Nalasopara for her funeral. While Kolekar was called for inquiry to the police station, Kale and his parents were also present. During interrogation, Kale requested to meet Kolekar in the detention room and once inside, Kale attacked Kolekar with a knife and slit his throat, the police said.

The police rushed Kolekar to a nearby hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries.

"We have booked Kale under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)," said Vijay Sagar, deputy superintendent from Palghar district police.

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