The Thane police have arrested a neighbour for the murder of a 25-year-old woman.
Police said the accused, Babu Gogavle, allegedly tried to sexually assault the woman who was alone in her home and killed her with a knife when she resisted.
The incident took place on October 2.
Police said Gogavle had allegedly broken into Rakhi Shejwal’s house. Police said they were not satisfied with Gogvale’s statement and took him into custody for further questioning.
“He confessed to killing her after she resisted his sexual advances. Gogavle was arrested on charges of murder,” said a police officer.
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