Mumbai police has arrested a man for allegedly raping and brutally torturing a 30-year-old woman in the city, police said on Friday.
According to police, after raping the women in the Khirani Road area of Sakinaka on Thursday, the 45-year-old accused allegedly pushed a rod into her genitals before fleeing from the spot.
Sakinaka Police Station’s Senior Police Inspector Balwant Deshmukh said that the accused, identified as Madhu Chavan, has been arrested and is being interrogated in connection with the dastardly crime.
The victim, who was found bleeding profusely, was rushed in a critical condition to the BMC’s Rajawadi Hospital.
Police refused to divulge details on her health status.
Top police officials rushed to the spot for investigations, and to nab the others involved, in the crime that came on the eve of the state’s biggest festival Ganeshotsav which started on Friday.