Man kills woman, tries to dump her half burnt body
NEW DELHI: A man was on Saturday arrested for killing a woman and dumping her partially charred body at a street in Khizrabad in New Friends Colony area of South East Delhi.
CCTV footage at the crime scene showed the accused carrying the woman's body, wrapped in a bedsheet, dumping it and then running away. Using local intelligence, police identified the suspect as 43-year-old Sarat Das.
"He was arrested and he confessed to have killed the victim Mithu Das, 26. Sarat killed her after she refused to marry his brother-in-law Madan Das, with whom she was allegedly in a relationship for many years," said DCP South East Romil Baaniya.
Mithu was working as a domestic help in Delhi and had come to meet the family of the accused on Friday. An argument broke out between her and Sarat, and he murdered her in a fit of rage.