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Mangaluru young woman murder: Cops arrest accused, Sandeep Rathod at Sindagi

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 08, 2019:  Police who are investigating into the case  of the murder of  a 22 year old woman, Anjana Vasishta at Attavar  on June 7, Friday evening, have  achieved a breakthrough with the arrest of the accused at Sindagi on June 8, Saturday morning.

The arrested person is Sandeep Rathod hailing from Benakotagi Thanda in Sindagi Taluk of Vijayapura district.


Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Hanumanthraya said Rathod was preparing for the bank and police sub-inspector examinations and had enrolled himself in private tutorials in Mangaluru. Rathod was staying at the house of Louis Pais in Attavar. Ms. Vasist, a postgraduate from a college in Ujire, was staying with Rathod.

On Friday, Rathod reportedly proposed to marry Ms. Vasist but she refused. This led to a heated argument between the two and Rathod allegedly strangled her to death. Mr. Hanumantharaya said Rathod has confessed to the murder before the investigating officer.