Maharashtra: Girl stabbed to death



Mumbai: A 23-year old girl was stabbed to death by an unidentified man in suburban Mumbai on Friday morning.

According to police, the victim Seema Parab, a resident of Malad, who worked with a beauty parlour in suburban Borivili was stabbed with a knife soon after she had left for work at around 9 am.

She was assaulted twice in her stomach, once in her shoulder and once at her neck, police said adding the person fled the spot and even the locals did not make any effort to catch him.

One of the passerby, Javed, took Seema to the government-run Bagwati hospital. However, the doctor declared her dead at around 11:30 am.

The girl is survived by her parents and three sisters. Seema's father Ankush (58) works as a watchman.

The police further said that they questioned employees of the parlour and were told that the girl was of reserved and introvert nature.

Police suspect it to be a case of one-sided love affair.

They were questioning the people present at the spot of the crime to get more clues.

PTI