A 32-year-old woman, who was raped has died during treatment at a city hospital, news agency ANI reported citing the police on Saturday.
The crime took place on Friday at Khairani Road in the Saki Naka area of Mumbai on 9 September and was found unconscious. The accused assaulted the woman by inserting a rod in her private parts, leaving her in a critical condition.
The police got hold of the CCTV footage of the incident, which confirmed the assault on the woman.
Based on this evidence, the police arrested the 45-year-old accused under Section 376 (Punishment for rape). Also 307 (Attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Sakinaka Police arrested a 45-year-old man early on Friday for allegedly assaulting and raping the woman.
Maheshwar Reddy, the deputy commissioner of police, Zone 10, said the police received a call at 3 am on Friday about an injured couple on Khiarani Road in Sakinaka, Andheri East. The police team found a woman lying injured inside a parked auto rickshaw. They also found an injured man on the road.
The police team then took the woman to the Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar where doctors confirmed sexual assault. As the 32-year-old woman was unconscious, doctors registered about the case of assault Police said.
The police also suspect a few more people involved in the crime.
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