Semi-nude body of 25-yr-old woman found
The body was found opposite Astha Kunj Park, around 50 metres ahead of the Nehru Place Metro station and the police post in the area.
Police said it appeared that the woman was murdered elsewhere and her body dumped at the spot.
The incident came to light around 7.30 am on Tuesday, after a tea stall owner and a taxi driver in the area saw the body lying next to a pillar and informed police.
Speaking to Newsline, Rajnish, a driver at a taxi stand in the area, said, “I came to park my taxi and saw the body lying next to the road. There were no blood marks on the road. The police came to the spot and the body was taken away.”
Police sources said a pair of black jeans was found lying next to the body, which had strangulation marks.
Police said the stretch from where the body was recovered did not appear to be the place where the woman was murdered. “There is no evidence whatsoever at the spot, hence, the body was clearly dumped... after the murder,” a senior police officer said.
Police said that no footwear was found at the scene. “This further shows that the girl was not murdered at this spot,” the official said.
Since the body was in a semi-nude state, there was speculation that it could be a case of rape and murder. “We are not
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