A case has been registered under relevant sections of the IPC, police said (Representational)
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend and hiding her body in the walls of his flat in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Saturday.
The accused killed the woman, 32, as she was pressuring him to marry her, an official release said.
The remains of the victim, who appears to have been killed in October last year, were recovered from the flat of the accused in Vangaon village, it said.
"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," it said.
When the family of the victim asked about her whereabouts, the accused used to tell them that she had gone to Vapi in Gujarat.
They finally approached the police, the release said.
A case has been registered against the man under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for murder and other charges.
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