(Officers said Mughal had plotted in detail to rape 25-year-old Pallavi in her 16th floor flat of ‘Himalayan Heights’ at Bhakti Park in Wadala.)
by, S Ahmed Ali | The Times of India
Mumbai, India: It was sheer lust that led to the life of a young woman being snuffed out. Watchman Sajjad Ahmed Mughal entered Pallavi Purkayastha’s flat at 1.30am on Thursday with stolen keys and rape on his mind. He saw her lying asleep inside and tried to force himself on her. When she resisted with all her strength, the 22-year-old slashed her throat with a knife. The 25-year-old daughter of senior Delhi-based bureaucrats died soon after.
The grisly crime, which has jolted the city that is increasingly witnessing horrific crimes, was described by police as “perversion of the highest order”. Officers said Mughal had plotted in detail to…
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