MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray ordered a fast track trial in the case that involved a 30-year-old homeless woman.
She was raped and had a rod inserted in her private parts. She succumbed to her injuries.
Thackeray said in his press statement, "perpetrator will be severely punished. In this regard, I have also spoken to the Home Minister of the state. The incident is reprehensible."
Hemant Nagrale, Mumbai Police Commissioner, said that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the case of rape and subsequent death of a woman in the Sakinaka area.
As per reports so far, only one accused has been found. Nagrale added that the charge of the 'attempt to murder' against the accused has been converted to 'murder' after she died.
Police arrested Mohan Chauhan, the alleged perpetrator of the crime after getting visuals from a CCTV camera.