September 11, 2021, 4:33 PM

Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray

In a chilling reminder to the gruesome Nirbhaya incident of December 2012 in Delhi, a 32-year-old woman, who was brutally raped in Sakinaka area of Mumbai, died in wee hours of Saturday, September 11.

The woman was brutally raped inside a stationary tempo on Friday night. Office of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray tweeted, “This incident is highly condemnable... it shames humanity. The accused will be given the harshest possible punishment and a fast-track court will handle the trial.”

Fortunately, cops got access to the CCTV footage of the incident, which served as clinching evidence against the 45-year-old accused.

The accused, in the footage, could be seen brutally assaulting the woman with an iron rod after raping her.

He could also be seen stabbing her genitals with the rod several times. As per cops, the footage has emerged as the most crucial evidence against the accused in the case.

The accused fled the spot after raping her, escaped. After 15 minutes, a passerby found the woman unconscious and lying in a pool of blood.

The accused was arrested on Friday and has been sent to custody till September 21. A case has been registered under Section 376 (punishment for rape) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).   

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