Man shot dead, girlfriend raped in Thane

Thane : A man was allegedly shot dead and his girlfriend raped by an unidentified person in Nalimbi village here tonight, the Thane rural police said.

Ganesh Dinkar and his girlfriend were at a hillock when a man approached them and demanded money, they said.

When the couple said they had no money on them, the man pointed a gun at Dinkar and allegedly raped his girlfriend. When Dinkar resisted, the accused shot him dead and fled, police said.