Mumbai Woman Chopped Into Pieces, Live-In-Partner Detained: Cops

The suspect, who had been staying in the rental flat in Mira Road, detained by police.

A 56-year-old man was detained on Wednesday evening for allegedly murdering his live-in partner and dismembering her body, the police officials said.

The suspect, identified as Manoj Sahani, had been staying with Saraswati Vaidya in the rental flat in the Akashganga building in the Mira Road area over the past three years.

On Wednesday, Nayanagar police station received a call from residents of the building, complaining about a foul odour emanating from the couple's flat.

As per the police, a preliminary investigation revealed that the woman had been brutally killed.

The DCP further said that further investigation into the case is underway.