Mumbai serial killings: Police questioned

Written by: Samyuktha
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New Delhi, Jun 23: The Mumbai serial killings case has taken a new turn with police personnel coming under the scanner now.

According to a CNN-IBN report, several police personnel have been questioned in connection with the murders of three minor girls that have taken place in Kurla over the period of five months.

Quoting sources the TV news channel reported that a close relative of an officer formerly attached with the Nehru Nagar police station was also one among those interrogated.

The police has come under a lot of pressure to solve the mystery of the Kurla serial killings after bodies of three minor girls were recovered over the past five months. The girls were allegedly raped before being killed.

The police has released the sketch of the serial killer. Maharashtra government has announced a cash reward of Rs 2.5 lakh for any information on the killer.

A Mid-Day report threw light on the 'silver-lining' to the dark and dingy case. The police has reportedly stepped up security in Kurla's Nehru Nagar.

Combing operations began after body of nine-year-old Nusrat Shaikh was found in Vatsalatai Nagar on Saturday, Jun 19.

Drug addicts and the homeless who take refugee in dark corners were picked up and interrogated. They were let off with a warning,  the tabloid reported on Tuesday, Jun 22.

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