Man Strangulates Girlfriend to Death, Then Hangs Himself at Thane Lodge
The man was from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. The woman, who also hailed from UP, was a resident of Ghatkopar in Mumbai. The incident appears to be the fallout of a love affair, the police said.
Thane: A man allegedly killed his girlfriend before hanging himself to death at a lodge in Kalyan in the district, police said Saturday.
Their bodies were recovered late Friday night from the lodge located near Kalyan railway station, police said.
"Both the deceased were around 20 years old. The man, identified as Arun Gupta, allegedly strangulated the woman, Pratibha Prasad, to death before hanging himself from the ceiling of the room," inspector P R Londhe of Mahatma Phule police station said.
The man was from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. The woman, who also hailed from UP, was a resident of Ghatkopar in Mumbai, the police officer said.
"The incident appears to be the fallout of a love affair," he added.
According to police, the duo checked into the lodge around 1.30 pm on Friday and the incident came to light around 9.30 pm.
Their bodies were sent to a government hospital for post-mortem, police said.
A case has been registered in this connection and further investigation is on, Londhe said.
Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.
Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.
Recommended For You
- Keanu Reeves, Carrie Anne-Moss Are Officially Returning for Matrix 4, And Fans Can't Keep Calm
- OnePlus TV Will be Launched in India in September; Expected to Run Android TV
- Will You Have to Link Your Aadhaar With Facebook, WhatsApp And Twitter Accounts?
- Woman Sets Fire to Creepy 'It' Clown Doll which Floated into Her Backyard
- HS Prannoy Trumps Lin Dan to Enter Round 3 of World Badminton Championships