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Thane: Man arrested for sex worker's murder

Updated on: 28 November,2023 10:08 PM IST  |  Thane

The woman was found murdered in her room in Hanuman Tekdi area late at night on November 21

Thane: Man arrested for sex worker's murder

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Thane: Man arrested for sex worker's murder

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly murdering a sex worker in Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said on Tuesday.

The woman was found murdered in her room in Hanuman Tekdi area late at night on November 21. She had been hit with a grinding stone.

Police formed three teams to search for Akashkumar alias Pappu Devendra Mallik, the suspect in the case, said Deputy Commissioner of Police Navnath Dhavle at a news conference.

A man, who was accompanying the accused at the time of the incident, was nabbed and he told police that the accused had fled to his hometown in Balasore district of Odisha, the DCP said.

Police got a tip-off that the accused was travelling by the Gitanjali Express and would change the train at Kharagpur in West Bengal.

A police team rushed to Kharagpur and arrested the accused at the railway station after a short chase on November 23, the official said.

A court in Bhiwandi remanded him in police custody till December 1.

Preliminary probe revealed that there was a dispute between him and the victim which led to the killing, the DCP said.

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