Two arrested in Mumbai for raping, killing 64-year-old woman in West Bengal

May 15, 2018, 20:14 IST | PTI

The two assaulted the 64-year-old woman and rendered her unconscious following which the two accused allegedly raped her, police said

Two held in Mumbai for raping, killing woman in West Bengal

Two people allegedly involved in the rape and killing of a 64-year-old woman in West Bengal have been arrested from the city's Colaba area, police said. 'Subhankar Sikdar (35) and Govind Sarkar (28) were arrested near Regal Cinema in Colaba on Friday, police said. Police said that, on May 7, the two had entered into an argument with the victim in Cooper's Camp area of Ranaghat subdivision in West Bengal's Nadia district.

The two assaulted the 64-year-old woman and rendered her unconscious following which the two accused allegedly raped her, police said. When the victim regained consciousness and cried out for help, Sikdar and Sarkar strangled her to death, police said. "After killing her, the two fled to Mumbai on May 10," said Sukhlal Varpe, Senior Inspector of Mata Ramabai Ambedkar Marg police station.

He added that the two were produced before a court which remanded them in police custody, Varpe said.

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and also a complete guide on Mumbai from food to things to do and events across the city here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

CISF jawan kills two colleagues in Mumbai

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK