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Delhi: 25-year-old woman's dead body dumped in carton found in front of hotel

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 June 2020, 23:09 IST

A woman’s dead body was found in shocking condition in front of a hotel in northeast Delhi’s New Usmanpur area, police said on Wednesday.

Police have arrested the 34-year-old man for allegedly killing a woman. Police also nabbed accomplice of the accused as he allegedly helped him in dumping the body of the woman in front of a hotel, police told.


The two accused have been identified as Nazir from the Shashtri Park area and his associate Anil Singh (22), a resident of New Seelampur, they said.

Police were alerted about the body on a footpath in front of Hotel D-Aqua, Shastri Park on Monday at 5:21 pm.

According to the police, the deceased woman’s age is between 25 to 30. Her body was stuffed inside a cartoon and there was a scarf around her neck, they said.

Police have analyzed footage from the CCTV cameras installed in the area. They found that two people on a motorcycle could be seen dumping a large box at the spot.

One of the accused identified as Nazir, who was earlier also involved in the criminal case in Kotwali area, police said.

"Raids were conducted at various places and the accused were arrested from CPJ block, New Seelampur area," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast) Ved Prakash Surya said.

Police also recovered the mobile phone of the deceased woman at the instance of Nazir from a drain in front of a government school in Shashtri Park, the DCP said.

During interrogation, it was found that the Nazir and the deceased woman were known to each other. Reportedly, on the day of the crime, the woman went to the shop of Nazir at Shastri Park and an altercation took place between them, police said.

The accused got annoyed and then strangulated the woman with her scarf. He then placed the body of the woman in the carton and with the help of his friend, he disposed of the body of the woman, Surya said.

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First published: 12 June 2020, 23:09 IST
 
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