Even as the Khar police have registered an attempt to murder and rioting case against the group, officials are also exploring the possibility that the victim,S Malik was lured by Seema (girl who send SMSes) with a premeditated plan to settle old scores. The police have also not ruled out the possibility of the boy being attacked for forcing the girl to meet him. The girl is untraceable and her mobile phone has been switched off, while sleuths are trying to trace her. Her questioning will help the police to understand the motive behind the attack.
Malik's family runs a garment store in Kurla. Recently he had received a friendly text message from an unknown number. When Malik tried to ascertain the purpose why he had received the message, the sender replied that she had erroneously sent it to him. The sender introduced herself as Seema and claimed that she was a student of Bandra's MMK College. Slowly they became close friends and the friendship turned into love. Recently Malik told Seema that he wanted to meet her and further the relationship , to which she responded positively. They decided to meet at Carter Road. where Malik was attacked.