’Why did you….’: Man strikes ex-girlfriend 15 times with spanner in Mumbai, bystanders watch

Mumbai news: The brutal murder took place around 8:30 am in Vasai's East Chinchpada area when the victim was heading to work.

Written By Fareha Naaz
First Published19 Jun 2024, 09:20 AM IST
Mumbai news: Police arrested prime accused Rohit Yadav and charged him with murder of his his ex-girlfriend Aarti Yadav.
Mumbai news: Police arrested prime accused Rohit Yadav and charged him with murder of his his ex-girlfriend Aarti Yadav.(ANI )

A 20-year-old man brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend with a spanner in broad daylight while a crowd of onlookers watched in Navi Mumbai, NDTV reported.

On June 18 morning, around 8:30 am, the accused, Rohit Yadav, chased his ex-girlfriend, Aarti Yadav, with a spanner and violently attacked her until she succumbed to injuries. The accused suspected Aarti Yadav was in a new relationship.

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Disturbing CCTV footage from Vasai area captures the scuffle. The video clip reveals the moment the accused ran to the victim from behind and struck her on the head with the spanner. She collapsed to the ground but Rohit continued to pelt blows at her as she attempted to lift her head, striking her almost 15 times.

The incident occurred in Vasai's East Chinchpada area when Aarti Yadav was heading to work, NDTV quoted police as saying.

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Though an eyewitness tried to counter Rohit, he pushed him away and threatened him with the spanner. Following Rohit's aggressive moves, the crowd of pedestrians stood by and witnessed the brutal assault without stepping in to help.

In another video recorded by an onlooker, Rohit was seen standing over Aarti's body, holding the spanner. He shouted in Hindi, "Why did you do this to me, why did you do this?" while holding the victim's face in his hand before striking her one more time. He then left the bloodied spanner beside the body and walked off into the crowd.

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The prime accused had been upset since Aarti ended their relationship and suspected that she had found someone else, police said. Rohit Yadav has been charged with murder.

Bomb-scare in Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight

In the night of the same day, a Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight from Chennai received a bomb threat. According to officials, the flight landed safely at the Mumbai airport at around 10:30 pm on Tuesday night. The airlines in its statement said, “The crew followed protocol and the aircraft was taken to an isolation bay. All passengers have safely disembarked the aircraft.”

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First Published:19 Jun 2024, 09:20 AM IST
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