A man in Maharashtra’s Palghar killed his girlfriend last year and hid her body in the walls of his flat. He told her family that she had gone to Vapi in Gujarat when they inquired about her whereabouts.
The 30-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for the murder of his girlfriend. The accused killed the 32-year-old woman as she was pressuring him to marry her, media reports said.
Police said the remains of the victim were recovered from the walls of the house in which the accused lived in Vangaon village. She seems to have been killed in October last year.
The accused and the victim had been in a relationship for the last five years. She was last seen with the accused on October 21, a media report said.
The man told the woman’s family that she had gone to Vapi in Gujarat when they inquired as to why she had not been seen for some time.
But when she failed to appear for many months, they approached the police. A case has been registered against the man.
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