Boyfriend of girl, who was killed by friend for resisting sex, arrested

Published: Sep 04, 2016, 19:33 IST | Samiullah Khan |

Boyfriend of 19-year-old, who refused the sexual advances of the friend and was hence hacked to death has also been arrested by the Virar Police. Police sources have however not disclosed the exact role of his involvement in the girl's murder

Aishwarya Rajkumar Agarwal
Aishwarya Rajkumar Agarwal

Boyfriend of 19-year-old, who refused the sexual advances of the friend and was hence hacked to death has also been arrested by the Virar Police. Police sources have however not disclosed the exact role of his involvement in the girl's murder.

Superintendent of Police Palghar District Sharda Rawut confirmed the arrest of Sohail Shaikh, boyfriend of the deceased, Aishwarya Rajkumar Agarwal, who was brutally murdered by Deepak Wagri, who confessed to murdering her after she refused sex. Although adding that the police are making their investigations into the matter, she wouldn't speak on the extent on Sohail's involvement in the murder.

A group of residents participated in a peaceful candlelight march in front of the Virar Police Station in light of Aishwarya's murder
A group of residents participated in a peaceful candlelight march in front of the Virar Police Station in light of Aishwarya's murder

A group of residents participated in a peaceful candlelight march in front of the Virar Police Station in light of Aishwarya's murder

Deepak Wagri had further confessed to Sohail's apparent role in Aishwarya's murder leading to the police to arrest him as well.

The murder
19-year-old engineering student  Aishwarya Rajkumar Agarwal, was brutally murdered by her boyfriend's friend, because she refused to have sex with him. Her body was found in a pool of blood yesterday, with more than 17 deep slashes, at a flat in the Om Sai co-operative housing society.

After doing the necessary panchnama, the Virar police have sent the body for post-mortem. They have also registered a case of murder against Deepak Wagri, who tried to rape her and then murdered her. According to the police sources, Aishwarya was a second-year engineering student of Viva College. She had been in a relationship with one Sohail Sheikh.

The flat where her body was found belongs to Deepak, who is Sohail's friend, who confessed to committing the murder. MORE ABOUT THE CASE

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