Four days after the brutal murder of a 45-year-old woman and her servant at her residence in upscale suburban Juhu, police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the case as four persons, including two Nepali prime suspects, were held from Marathwada region of the state.
According to sources in local police, the four were being brought to the city on Saturday night and will be placed under arrest after completing all the legal formalities either Saturday or Sunday.
The body of Kavita Suchak was found in a bathroom with grievous injuries in her plush flat whereas her servant Prakash Bagve (35), working with the family for over a decade, was found in a bedroom with strangulation marks, police said, adding a sickle used in the crime has been recovered.
Following the incident, police had released the photographs of the two Nepali suspects Tek Singh and Ram Singh who were working as servants in the victim's ground floor flat in Jayjagdish society at Juhu, they said.
Along with the prime suspects Tek Singh and Ram Singh, two of their aides who are allegedly involved in the crime were traced from the region and were being brought to Mumbai, the sources added.
The exact role of all the four in the crime could be established only after a thorough interrogation, police said, adding a press conference regarding the case will be held by Additional Police Commissioner Vishwas Nagare Patil on Sunday.
According to them, Tek Singh and Ram Singh had escaped with Rs 5000 in cash and other valuables after the incident.
Suchak's husband Yogesh, who is a financial consultant, was in the USA on the day of the incident, police added.