vicnity. The incident is from Geeta Nagar in Mira Road, after a fould smell from the flat the neighbours comlained to police and after reaching the flat the cops discovered some parts of the body.
Police suspect Shahane to have had a hand in the crime. Prima facie investigations have revealed that the accused had tried to cut the body into pieces, according to the police. The accused has reportedly been taken into custody.
The suspect had been staying with Vaidya in the rental flat in the Akashganga building in the Mira Road area over the past three years. On Wednesday, Nayanagar police station received a call from residents of the building, complaining about a foul odour emanating from the couple’s flat.
“Police have found a body of a woman who had been cut into pieces, from a society in the Mira Road area. Here a couple was living in a live-in relationship. A preliminary investigation revealed that the woman was hacked to death. Further Investigation underway,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Mumbai Jayant Bajbale said.
According to reports, Shahane killed his partner Vaidya over domestic dispute. The news agency ANI quoted that Manoj Shahane had purchased tree-cutter to chop her body and he also boiled her body in a pressure cooker before filling them into plastic bags to dispose it of.
The cops also founf over 12-13 pieces of her body from the couple’s Mira Road home.