According to police, the victim went to meet the accused, identified as Muzammil Syed, at his relative's home where they had an argument, following which he allegedly killed her
Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the murder of a 20-year–old model. This shocking incident was reported from Malad's Mindspace area in Mumbai on Monday.
The victim, identified as Mansi Dixit, was an aspiring actress. Dixit hailed from Rajasthan and was living in a flat in Andheri.
According to police, Dixit went to meet the accused, identified as Muzammil Syed, at his relative's home where they had an argument, following which he allegedly killed her.
"As per the information that we have, he (Muzammil Syed) is a resident of Hyderabad. He had come here (Mumbai) with his relatives," police officer SP Nishandar told ANI.
Syed then packed the corpse in a suitcase, called a cab and went to a desolate location in Malad and dumped it.
The driver alerted the cops after he found Syed’s action suspicious and the accused was arrested within an hour.
While the autopsy report is awaited, a case of murder and destruction of evidence was registered against Syed.
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Last Updated Oct 18, 2018, 3:10 PM IST