Woman dies after being slapped by boyfriend

A 35-year-old woman died after she was beaten allegedly by her boyfriend in Mumbai.

Seeta Pradhan collapsed after being slapped allegedly by her boyfriend Raju Pujari Yallapa when he saw her talking to another person near a public toilet in the eastern suburb.

“She collapsed after being hit by Yallapa and was declared dead on arrival at the Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar,” police officials said.

Senior Inspector Nitin Bobade of Mankhurd police station said an accidental death report has been registered at the moment and an investigation is being carried out.

“We are awaiting the post-mortem report after which further action will be taken. Yallapa has been detained and a further probe is being carried out,” Mr Bobade said.