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Man convicted for killing 53-year-old woman

Press Trust of India  |  Man convicted for killing woman 

A sessions court today convicted a man for killing a 53-year-old woman and her granddaughter and stealing gold ornaments worth Rs 3.60 lakh.

M S Azmi held (28) guilty of the crime.

The arguments on the sentence is likely to begin from April 16.

On June 3, 2011, the bodies of and her granddaughter (3) were found, with their throats slit, in their flat in area here.

Gold ornaments worth Rs 3.60 lakh and Rs 3,500 in cash were missing from the flat.

Nagotkar's daughter Sheetal and son-in-law were away at work when the incident took place.

Police said Shrivastav, who lived in a rented flat nearby, had killed the two after an earlier plan, of lacing their milk with poison (a dead lizard) on June 2, did not work.

Shrivastav aroused suspicion when he was seen leaving the area in a saree, but he told police that he was a homosexual and was going to CSMT to meet a partner.

He was arrested in October, 2011 from following police investigations.

Police said Shrivastav, who has a degree in hotel management, wanted to splurge at bars and buy expensive clothes and jewellery.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 00:45 IST