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Four months after being molested, woman’s body with smashed face found in Thane field

The police suspect that the accused in the molestation case may have killed Sandhya Ganesh Nimse.

mumbai Updated: Aug 13, 2017 00:25 IST
Arvind Walmik

Almost four months after filing a molestation case against 11 men, a 37-year-old woman was allegedly murdered in Shahpur near Thane on Thursday.

The police have detained eight people who are already facing molestation charges.

The police suspect that the accused in the molestation case may have killed Sandhya Ganesh Nimse.

According to the police, Nimse had gone to her rice field in the morning. When she did not return in the afternoon, her 18-year-old son went there.

“He saw her in a pool of blood. She was taken to a nearby hospital but declared brought dead,” said Arun Shegde, additional inspector of Kinavli police station.

The molestation case dates back to April 20 when during an altercation, Nimse was allegedly molested. After the incident, one of her relatives filed a complaint against 11 men. The next hearing in the case was scheduled on August 18.

“Nimse’s face was smashed by a stone, which led to serious injuries. We are looking for witnesses. We have detained eight people, who are accused in the molestation case. No arrests have been made,”added Shegde.

Another officer from Kinavli police station said, “We suspect that the accused who were booked for molestation case may have killed her. We are checking mobile phone locations to know who all were present during the incident.”

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