Case Against Mumbai Man Who Allegedly Killed Girlfriend, 17, Then Himself

A heated argument followed between the couple, and the accused allegedly stabbed the girl multiple times, before slitting his own wrists and jumping off the balcony of her 10th floor apartment, a police officer said.

Case Against Mumbai Man Who Allegedly Killed Girlfriend, 17, Then Himself

The girl's mother lodged a police complaint (Representational)

Mumbai:

The police on Tuesday registered a case against a 24-year-old man, who allegedly committed suicide in Mumbai's suburban Malad after stabbing his 17-year-old girlfriend to death.

The incident took place on Monday afternoon when Mangesh Rane visited his girlfriend at her home.

A heated argument followed between the couple, and he allegedly stabbed the girl multiple times, before slitting his own wrists and jumping off the balcony of her 10th floor apartment, a police officer said.

While Mangesh Rane died on the spot, the girl died at a hospital despite undergoing an emergency surgery.

On the complaint of the girl's mother, police on Tuesday registered a case against Rane under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 309 (attempt to commit suicide), 354 (outraging modesty of a woman, and sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.