Five days after a bag stuffed with physique components washed up near Mahim Dargah, Mumbai Police’s crime division acknowledged the deceased and solved his murder. The deceased was acknowledged as Bennett Rebello, a 59-year-old guitarist who lived in Vakola. On Saturday, the police arrested a 19-year-old girl claiming to be Rebello’s adopted daughter and a minor boy for the murder.
Inside the bag, police had found a left arm till the shoulder, a correct leg and a sweater, which had a tag that the police narrowed proper all the way down to a menswear retailer in Kurla.
“Tailors have a observe of attaching a bit of cloth to the bill e e book whereas writing the shopper’s title and cellphone amount. The bill solely had the first title ‘Bennett’ on it. We scanned social media and situated one Bennett Rebello sporting a sweater which matched the piece of cloth saved by the tailor,” said Shahji Umap, deputy commissioner of police, crime division.
From the social media profile, the police reached Rebello’s residence, the place they found a 19-year-old girl who said she was Rebello’s adopted daughter. Initially she claimed Rebello was in Canada, nonetheless later she confessed to killing him with the help of her 16-year-old boyfriend. The 19-year-old has moreover claimed Rebello sexually assaulted her. Police are probing her claims.
According to the police, the duo killed Rebello in his Vakola residence on November 26. “They first hit him [Rebello] with a bamboo after which stabbed him. While he was nonetheless alive, they sprayed mosquito repellent on his face,” said Umap. The duo reduce Rebello’s physique into objects over three days, inside the remainder room. The physique components had been stuffed into two baggage and wrapped in gift-wrapping paper. Patil and the minor threw these into the Mithi river over three days and burned incense within the residence to cowl any scent.