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Woman gang-raped & killed in Mumbai, two held

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 07-02-2020 15:18 IST | Created: 07-02-2020 15:14 IST
Woman gang-raped & killed in Mumbai, two held
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A 30-year-old woman was allegedly raped and strangled to death by two persons in the western suburb of Santa Cruz here, police said on Friday.

The incident came to light on Thursday evening after the victim's body was found at the residence of one of the accused in Milind Nagar, an official said.

The two accused, identified as Vinod Dhadi (35) and Sunil Kadam (34), have been arrested, the official added. "The accused duo took the victim, who was acquainted with them, to the house of one of them, where they consumed alcohol before raping her and strangling her to death," he said.

The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem, he added. A case has been registered under IPC sections 302 (murder), 376 (rape) and others, the official said.

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