Manoj Ramesh Sane (56) is reportedly HIV-positive and had never had physical relationship with the 32-year-old woman he killed and chopped into pieces. He apparently told the police that the victim, Saraswati Vaidya, was “like his daughter”.
A report in Indian Express quoted a senior police officer as saying: “During preliminary inquiry, Sane told police that in 2008 he discovered that he was HIV positive. Since then, he has been on medication. He said that he suspects he contracted the disease due to use of infected blood during his treatment a long time ago, after he had met with an accident.”
Sane, in his confession to police, also said that Vaidya was very possessive in nature and suspected that he was being unfaithful to her whenever he returned home late, the officer was quoted.
The officer further quoted Sane as saying that 32-year-old woman was planning to appear for Class 10 SSC exams and Sane was teaching her math. The IE report stated that the police found a board on one of the walls of the seventh-floor flat, with math equations scribbled on it.
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