Man strangles girlfriend to death using phone charger

Man strangles girlfriend to death using phone charger
An Indian love story gone terribly wrong is in short what happened between 35-year-old Nilesh Sathve and his 27-year-old girlfriend. It should have surely gone unnoticed if it was for one tiny detail: the girl was most probably strangled to death with the cable from a cell phone charger. The couple had been dating for a year and a half, but there was one problem – Sathve was married with two kids.

That was the exact issue that sparkled the whole story: “Monica and Sathve were introduced to each other by a common friend. They worked together in placement service business. It is not yet known whether Monica or her mother knew about Sathve’s marriage. Prima facie, we think Monica was murdered either because she came to know about his marriage or she was forcing him to get married to her soon,” the police said.

But the insanity that followed is beyond comment. The police commented: “We found the mobile charger at the spot but her two mobile phones were missing from the spot.” Would this have happened if the cell phone charger wire wasn’t there? Or if we were in the era of wireless charging? We don’t know the answer to that question, but finally it’s not the tools that matter, but how and why we use them. And that’s just one more reminder that at the end of the day technology is just a tool we should use wisely.

source: Hindustan Times via IntoMobile



1. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

there's a reason why these wireless charging gadgets are getting out

2. Phullofphil

Posts: 1763; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Weird story to be puting in here

4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yeah I know what you mean! "Would this have happened if the cell phone charger wire wasn’t there? Or if we were in the era of wireless charging?" Duh YES! People have been committing murder since FOREVER! Obviously he wanted her dead, if there was no charger he still would have killed her in one way or another. Once he SNAPED the killing is on HIS mind, it was a lost cause for the poor woman. This is a silly article but I guess needs something to write about. I want tech news NOT news about people who are killed in some love or emotional struggle. If he didn't use the phone charger cord we would not have even known this has happened. I am willing to bet my check that this is in no way an isolated event. This kind of murder happens quite frequently! It’s not the first & sadly it won’t be the last!

5. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Just because someone used a charger, i don't think i should be mobile news.....

3. phoneninja unregistered

This story albeit sad is restarted for a phone news forum. What's next ? Guy breaks it of with girlfriend over SMS?

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