A 22-year-old software engineer from Nagpur was killed in Ambernath in Maharashtra after she was gang raped by two of her ‘friends’ and she threatened them about complaining.

The rapists packed her body in a suitcase and dumped it in Belgaum near Karnataka.Free press journal report says that the techie was a daughter of Sub Inspector in Nagpur. She worked as a software engineer in an IT company in Mumbai.

According to the police, the accused Nikhilesh Patil, who is also from Nagpur was known to the victim. He visited the victim on September 4 with his friend Nilesh in his car.


“Nikhilesh took the girl to his friend Akshay Valode’s residence in Ambarnath, telling her they were going to hang out there. Valode is also from Nagpur,” said an official from the Shivaji Nagar police station to Mid-Day.

Nikhilesh and Akshay then took turns raping the girl. After the incident, she told them she would go to the police and complain against them.

“Scared at the prospect of police arrest, the duo caught her mouth and strangled her to death. Later, they put the dead body in a bag and left after dumping it in a vehicle,” the official added.

When the incident happened Nilesh was waiting for them downstairs.Both told Nilesh that they were going on a Goa trip. Vinit Chaudhari, police inspector, Ratnagiri city police station to Midday,“Nilesh, who was unaware of the incident, got suspicious and started questioning Akshay and Nikhilesh after they stopped the vehicle midway to throw something. The scared duo narrated the ordeal to Nilesh”.

Nilesh convinced them to surrender.“Since they were passing through the [police] headquarters and saw the police station, they approached us and confessed to the crime. Nikhilesh and Akshay claim to have thrown the body near Kolhapur on the Pune-Belgaum route,” said Chaudhari to Mid-Day, adding that they have made Nilesh the complainant in the case.

This heinous incident certainly raises a question about whom to trust, with whom to hang out if the people you are trusting are going to rape and kill you?

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