A Delhi University student age 21, was allegedly killed by her lover Naveen Khatri, who strangled her and tried to dump her body and burn it, but after that failed the accused threw her body in a shaft at his residence in Gurmandi area.
The body was discovered after five days when neighbours reported a stench from the killer’s residence where he had dumped the body in the shaft.
During interrogation it emerged that Khatri was to marry someone else. Police are also probing the possible role of members of the accused’s family, as they had apparently objected to the relationship and wanted Khatri to marry someone else.
A case of murder has been registered and the accused was arrested, as further investigations continue.