A marriage break between homicide and concealment

Sahil Gehlot murdered his live-in-partner Nikki Yadav, stuffed her physique in a freezer and married one other lady on the identical day.

The crime

On February 9, twenty-four-year outdated Sahil Gehlot, a pharma graduate, received engaged to the woman his mother and father had chosen for her in a standard organized marriage setting. A number of hours after his engagement, on February 10 round 9 am, he went to fulfill his live- in accomplice, twenty-three-year outdated Nikki Yadav close to Kashmere gate, and entered into an argument together with her as she was livid with him for the betrayal. 

In line with Delhi Police, Sahil allegedly murdered her within the automobile by strangulating her with a cellular knowledge cable, drove the automobile with  her physique subsequent to him for 40 km to his road-side restaurant close to his home, which was flooded with visitors to have a good time his marriage ceremony operate. He allegedly then stuffed the physique of his live-in-partner within the freezer of his restaurant in Mitraon Village in South West Delhi’s , Nazafgarh replicating the MO of different strings of murders in Delhi in current instances. He was below the impression that when he could be free from his marriage ceremony rituals, he would eliminate the physique of his girlfriend. He then went on to marry the woman whom his mother and father chosen for him, and there laid the lifeless physique of his girlfriend stuffed in a freezer some 700m from his home. The incident got here out on February 14, when the daddy of the sufferer couldn’t contact her and filed a criticism.

The Motive

Sahil Gehlot informed the investigators that he murdered Nikki in a match of rage as she was threatening to file a police criticism towards him if he married one other lady. They deliberate to flee to Himachal Pradesh, however after getting calls from his kinfolk to return to marriage ceremony rituals,  Sahil modified his thoughts, they usually entered right into a heated argument, as Nikki yadav was asking to get right into a suicide pact and Sahil refused and this made Nikki yadav   and in a rage throughout heated argument he strangulated her with cellular knowledge cable, based on the investigators of the case.

Homicide accused Sahil with sufferer Nikki Yadav. (picture supply :ANI)

The investigation

In an analogous incident of rage & barbarism, Shraddha Walkar was killed by her live-in-partner Aftab Poonawalla in Might 2022 and Delhi Police came upon in regards to the incident in November 2022. In an analogous grotesque trend, Megha Thorviwas additionally allegedly murdered by her husband, Hardik Shah.

Delhi police on Wednesday secured 5 day of police custody of Gehlot. Publish the post-mortem at Deen- Dayal Upadhyay hospital on Wednesday, Nikki Yadav’s physique was handed over to her father. Her father and different kinfolk are demanding capital punishment for this alleged grotesque act. The final ceremony of Nikki yadav can be carried out at her village in Jhajjar.

Sahil Gehlot, homicide accused (centre) arrested by Delhi Police (picture supply: ANI)

Ravindra Yadav, particular commissioner of police (crime) stated that Delhi police is  probing all facets associated to the case and accumulating scientific proof to make it a robust case earlier than the court docket of legislation for the conviction of the Gehlot. In line with Mr Yadav all of the disclosures made through the interrogation must be verified and corroborated with scientific and technical proof ‘.

In line with the officer related to the case, Gehlot wished to stuff the physique of his intimate live-in-partner in a suitcase and dump it in a drain in Delhi, however marriage ceremony rituals saved his timeline busy, and thus he got here up with the concept of storing the physique in his dhaba. On February 11 and 12, he made two visits to his dhaba, to test on the situation of the physique.  

Gehlot informed his interrogators that after leaving the physique and the automobile at his ‘khayo-piyo’ dhbaa, he reached residence, dressed as a groom for the marriage ceremony. Late within the night that day, he, his relations and different visitors, reached Mandothi village the place his marriage ceremony was solemnised. Round 1 am on February 11, he returned to his Mitraon village residence together with his newlywed spouse.

Just like the walkar case, police are actually focussing on proof gathering that may corroborate Gehlot’s confessions, which aren’t by themselves satisfactory for a conviction in a court docket of legislation.

A police officer related to the case stated that Gehlot  confirmed no regret.