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Mumbai police arrested a 25-year-old security guard for allegedly murdering a woman after she refused to have a sexual relationship with him, according to media reports.

The body of the victim, a widow who worked as a domestic helper, was found in a row of bushes in Aarey Colony, Goregaon East, on Monday. Both the accused and the victim were working in the same building at the time, ANI reported.

The police said that the guard committed the crime with three of his friends and tried to dispose of the body in a local forest.

A First Information Report under section 34, 302 and 201 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered.

An investigation is underway.

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