A 24-year-old man is charged with murdering his live-in girlfriend in west Delhi by strangling her with a telephone line and hiding her physique in a Dhaba fridge earlier than getting married to a different girl later that day.
-Written By: Jivika Gulati
One other horrific incidence involving a 23-year-old girl who was murdered by her boyfriend and left in a freezer at a Dhaba near the Mitraon hamlet in Delhi’s Narfagarh neighborhood happens within the capital, much like the Shraddha Walker case.
Police stated that on the evenings of February 9 and 10, the sufferer, Nikki Yadav, was strangled to loss of life by her lover Sahil Gehlot. The accused is suspected of strangling the woman in his automotive with the info wire from his telephone, placing her physique within the Dhaba’s fridge, after which departing the identical day to be married to a distinct lady. Tuesday noticed the day when he was arrested.
How Did They Join?
Sahil, a local of Mitraon village, met Nikki, a resident of Jhajjar in Haryana, in 2018 whereas they had been each getting ready for exams within the Uttam Nagar space. Sahil is from Haryana. They in the end enrolled on the identical faculty in Higher Noida.
The couple arrange residence in a rented property in Higher Noida and began residing collectively. In the course of the Covid lockdown, they went again to their properties, and as soon as it was via, they began residing collectively in a rental house within the Dwarka district. Since then, they’ve been a live-in couple.
What ensued Later?
Whereas residing collectively, the accused and the sufferer stored their relationship a secret from their household. Solely Yadav’s sister knew about their connection as she periodically visited them.
Based on sources, Sahil’s household allegedly put strain on him to marry a distinct lady and even set the marriage date for February 10. After discovering out about his impending marriage, Nikki confronted him, and the 2 acquired right into a struggle.
Further DCP (Dwarka) Vikram Singh stated in an interview with ANI, “The defendant was getting ready to marry a distinct lady, in line with the preliminary inquiry. And when the sufferer discovered, she resisted and requested him to marry her.”
On the day of the alleged homicide, Nikki requested that Gehlot meets him at their home. Indian Categorical claims that the couple left the residence in a automotive at 11 p.m. and arrived at Kashmere Gate. Gehlot is accused of strangling her with an information wire after an hour-long struggle. He then reportedly panicked and drove the automotive whereas her physique was nonetheless inside.
Based on investigators, Gehlot entered his dhaba at about 4 am and allegedly determined to cover the physique inside a freezer. He positioned her corpse right into a blue, one-door fridge and fixed the door with cable cables. He then went again house to organize for his marriage ceremony. The fridge wasn’t working, and Gehlot informed the cops that the dhaba was closed because of the marriage.
How Was Sahil Detained?
Her household, who resided in Jhajjar, Haryana, was unable to contact her. The lady was reported lacking by a neighbor who knew the couple by telephone. There was no one house when the cops arrived at Gehlot’s Mitraon residence. His telephone had been switched off. After many raids, he was finally captured in Kair village. For the police, Gehlot discovered the corpse, which was then transported for added examination. The police have additionally taken possession of his car, which was used within the crime.
Based on Ravindra Yadav, Particular Commissioner of Police, Crime Department, a homicide grievance and an proof destruction case have each been filed on the Baba Haridas Nagar police station. In the course of the investigation, the investigators may even look into the accuser’s allegations.