A convict within the 2013 Shakti Mills gangrape case in Mumbai and his affiliate had been arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing and injuring a person right here over medication, a police official mentioned.
Crime Department officers arrested Akash Jadhav (25), the gangrape convict, and his aide Ankit Arun Naik (25) from Dombivali in neighbouring Thane metropolis, the official mentioned.
Jadhav was a minor when he was apprehended together with 4 others for raping a photojournalist on the abandoned premises of the defunct Shakti Mills in central Mumbai in August 2013.
He was subsequently convicted by the Juvenile Justice Board right here and spent two years at a correctional centre earlier than being launched.
The most recent case in opposition to Jadhav pertains to assault on a person in suburban Bandra on February 27, the police official mentioned.
The sufferer was stabbed with a knife by Jadhav and Naik, leaving him grievously injured, he mentioned.
Jadhav’s aide had demanded mephedrone drug from the injured man which led to a battle between the trio and later the stabbing, the official mentioned.
The injured man is present process remedy at a civic-run hospital in Sion, he mentioned.
An offence below IPC sections 326 (voluntarily inflicting grievous harm by harmful weapons or means) and 34 (acts finished by a number of individuals in furtherance of widespread intention) was registered on the Bandra Police Station.
Appearing on particular inputs, sleuths of the Unit-9 of the Mumbai Crime Department tracked down the duo and arrested them on Wednesday night, the official mentioned.
Since his launch from detention, Jadhav had been concerned in felony actions and has additionally shaped his personal gang, he mentioned.
Jadhav and Naik might be produced earlier than a court docket on Thursday, the official mentioned.