After the woman mentioned the incident on social media, the police contacted her and an FIR was registered. “The accused was tracked down from a chawl in Borivali and arrested,” said Senior Inspector L Dumbre.
The woman, Pooja, had eloped with the victim, Vinod, and married him ten years ago, when she was fourteen years old, said police, adding that the couple also has two children. According to police, the crime had been executed on May 30, when the trio strangled the two men to death.
“We received a complaint from a woman that he had stolen her undergarments and returned them with lewd messages. She told us that other women in the area had also been complaining about their undergarments going missing,” said an officer.
“The duo started fighting over the light... following which the accused started abusing her. Later, as she too abused him, he started assaulting her. He then banged her head on the floor and choked her to death,” Sewri police Inspector Sudhir Nagwe said.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Sunday said Sambia Sohrab’s arrest was not really an arrest, but surrender. He added that efforts were being made to protect Sohrab. He stated that since pressure was being mounted by people and opposition parties, the accused had to be arrested. He further added that the drama surrounding the case was enacted by the police and Trinamool Congress Party (TMC).