A man who allegedly murdered his mother, wife of a police officer associated with the probe of the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, was arrested today from a hotel here. "She had been stabbed in the neck", said Wavale. "In Jaipur, we learnt that he had left for Jodhpur, some 340 km away, and was staying in Hotel Dhoom there", said a Mumbai Police spokesperson, as per IANS. "Aware that his son could take an extreme step, the father used to always give in to his demands", said police sources. "He is now being brought back to Mumbai", said police officer Rashmi Karandikar.The 21-year-old is expected to arrive in Mumbai tomorrow.While police continue their investigation, Siddhant is yet to be made an accused in the case.
"After having been alerted by Mumbai police, we reached the hotel and detained him. He just boarded a ransom train and got down at Jodhpur", said a police officer.
According to police, Sidhant has discontinued his engineering and had not been on good terms with his mother. Mr. Ganore, after trying to reach both Dipali and Siddhant since 11 p.m. entered the house around 2 a.m. on Wednesday using a spare key and found her lying in a pool of blood.
Catch me and hang me', has chilled not just his family but the entire police force, especially since the message concluded coolly with a smile emoticon in blood, lending the murder a psychopathic touch.
Post-mortem reports suggested that Deepali had put up a desperate fight before she died of stab injuries. He waited for a few minutes assuming that his wife and son had gone to watch a film.
He tried to call his wife but her cell phone was switched off.
Dyaneshwar Ganore was a part of the first team to investigate the Sheena Bora murder case, which has now been transferred to the CBI. He broke open the door and found his wife Deepali's body in a pool of blood with her throat slit.
The forensic expert at the hospital observed in the autopsy report that she "was dead for more than 12 hours" before she was taken to the hospital.
A knife, which is being purported as the weapon used during the murder, was also found from the spot.