Bhayander double murder accused held

MUMBAI: The Kashimira unit of the local crime branch on Tuesday nabbed the killer of mother and daughter in Bhayander.

The double murder of Deepika Sanghvi (29) and her daughter Hetavi (8) was discovered on Saturday. Their bodies were found in their Sonam Saraswati flat in Bhayander (east).

Deepika’s boyfriend Vinayak Appur (22) was picked up when he alighted from a bus. He was returning from Shirdi in Nashik.

Vinayak strangulated Deepika who was harassing him for money. She had quit her call centre job. Hetavi had seen Vinayak kill her mother. He then strangulated the child and hid her body in the storage area of the bed.

Vinayak met Deepika when they worked together in a call centre. They got into a relationship and he began visiting her rented home.

Deepika who had separated from her husband Kartik had moved into the flat in September.
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