Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested a pizza delivery boy for allegedly trying to rape and kill a 24-year old female customer. The incident reportedly took place on Wednesday evening, when the victim, a resident of Annie Besant Road, was alone at home.

It has been learnt that the accused delivered the pizza at around 8 pm and left, only to return after a while on the pretext of delivering sauce sachets and chilli flakes.

When the woman opened the door, he allegedly pulled her forcibly to kitchen after bolting the door, tried raping her. When she resisted, he picked up a knife and slit her wrists and neck.

The woman somehow lifted a grinding stone to hit the accused. After raising an alarm, the accused fled. She was later admitted to a hospital.

The police reached the pizza shop after recording the victim’s statement. Though the shop was closed, the cops procured the address of accused and arrested him from Worli Koliwada area.

The police booked the accused for attempting to rape and murder under Indian Penal Code.

JPN

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