The police officer said that during the investigation it was found that the victim had left her husband and was living with the accused Mohit for the last six years. She had two children - one from her husband and the other from Mohit.
New Delhi: In yet another horrific incident, a case of alleged murder of another live-in partner in Delhi came to fore. A 28-year-old woman dies on Monday, days after she was allegedly set ablaze by her live-in partner following an argument over drugs in northwest Delhi’s Aman Vihar. On February 11, the police had received information about the admission of a burnt woman in SGM Hospital. Police said that when the police reached the hospital, the woman was not ready to record her statement.
The woman was later identified as a resident of Balbir Vihar in North-West Delhi and worked as a laborer in a footwear factory. Police said that the woman was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital and then to AIIMS Trauma Center for treatment. A senior police officer said that during investigation it was found that the victim had left her husband and was living with the accused Mohit for the last six years. She had two children – one from her husband and the other from Mohit.
The police officer said that due to the critical condition of the woman, she was unable to record her statement. He died in the hospital on Monday and the post-mortem was done. Based on the statements of the family members, a case of murder has been registered at the Aman Vihar police station. The senior officer said that it has been alleged in the complaint that on the night of February 10, the woman had an argument with Mohit after she saw him consuming drugs at his friend’s place. Police said the accused allegedly poured ‘turpentine oil’ on her and set her on fire.