Decomposed Body Of A 25-Year-Old Woman Found In Almirah In Delhi's Gokulpuri

| August 3 , 2018 , 11:03 IST

The decomposed body of a 25-year-old woman was found in a wardrobe of her flat in northeast Delhi's Gokalpuri on Thursday. It is suspected that she was in a live-in relationship with a man, who was married. It is alleged that she was strangled and she had died a few days ago.

Deputy Commissioner of Police North-East Atul Kumar Thakur confirmed the incident and said that a PCR call was made around 5 p.m. on Thursday.

DCP Thakur told the media, “The body has been sent for post-mortem, which will ascertain the cause of death and the number of days the woman has been dead for. The deceased is identified as Nita."

According to media reports, the locals called up the police after noticing a foul smell from the house. When the police reached the spot, the team broke the door and searched the house, a decomposed body of a young aged woman was recovered from a cupboard.

Police said prima facie, it is a case of murder as they found strangulation marks on the woman’s neck. A case is registered under section 302 (punishment for murder) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered and a probe has been initiated in the same