A 21-year-old civil defence officer was allegedly stabbed to death in Delhi by a man who claimed to be her husband. She was kidnapped on August 27 in Lajpat Nagar after which she was was stabbed multiple times, that resulted in her death.
As per reports, the accused person in the case claimed to be the deceased’s husband. Social media expressed outrage over her alleged rape and murder on September 4 as a hashtag demanding justice for the woman started trending on Twitter. Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi also condemned the alleged inaction in the case. He wrote in his tweet that a civil defence officer is brutally raped and stabbed in the country’s capital and there is a pin drop silence by the Delhi police.
The Station House Officer (SHO) of Surajkund, Haryana reportedly said that he will ensure a fair investigation is conducted in the case.
The post mortem report of the deceased woman has however ruled out sexual assault or mutilation. “The cause of death, in this case, is shock and haemorrhage due to injury to vital organs, that is neck, head, chest and other injuries,” stated the PM report.
Many on Twitter demanded justice for the woman. Bhim Army and Azad Samaj Party reportedly met the deceased woman’s family and assured them all possible support.
According to a report by Aaj Tak, the accused man was the woman’s boyfriend. The couple were having differences due to which the accused identified as Nizamuddin allegedly kidnapped her murdered her. He reportedly surrendered in Kalindi Kunj police station after killing her. The accused man confessed his crime and told the police that he and the deceased woman married each secretly in court but the woman’s family did not support the marriage.
After which the deceased got involved with a third person and the accused man decided to confront her. He reportedly took her to the Suraj Kund area of Faridabad where the couple had an argument over her alleged involvement with another person after which he allegedly stabbed her multiple times.
The deceased woman’s family filed a complaint with the police. They also claimed that the woman was sexually assaulted as well and her body was “mutilated. According to her family the incident reeked of involvement of more than one person, further accusing two of the woman’s colleagues in the case.
On September 7, the police had submitted a production warrant application to gain further custody of the accused. On September 8, the application was accepted, following which the police was granted remand of three days during which the Nizamuddin will be further interrogated about the murder case. The police also aims to track down the missing murder weapon and collect further evidence.