Police in Mumbai have booked an Israeli man after his girlfriend died of suffocation during sex in a city hotel earlier this week.
A police officer said that 23-year-old Oriron Yakov was on Monday booked under IPC section related to culpable homicide not amounting to murder after the forensic science lab’s report confirmed that his 20-year-old girlfriend, also an Israeli national, had died of suffocation during an act of sexual intercourse.
The deceased was identified as Pafta Sarit while the ideath had taken place in a room of Seashore Hotel.
Quoting an unknown police official, a PTI reported that the incident had taken place in March last year when Yakov and the woman visited India on a tourist visa and stayed at a hotel in Colaba area of south Mumbai.
Oriron had told the police that the couple indulged into sexual activity after having dinner when Sarit complained of breathlessness and was taken to St George Hospital.
She was declared dead before admission after which Colaba police conducted a search in the couple’s hotel room. A hashish tablet was recovered from the room after which Veriron was detained for questioning.
The woman’s family members had later taken the body to Israel. An official said that the police recently received the forensic lab’s report which mentioned that the woman died of suffocation. Based on findings of the report, the police registered a case against Yakov, who is currently in Israel, he said, adding that a probe was on in the case, added the PTI report.