A 17-year-old woman was murdered, allegedly by her 24-year-old good friend, after she refused to marry him, police stated Saturday. The college-going woman (identify withheld as she was a minor) was discovered mendacity in a pool of blood with an damage to her head at her home in Northwest Delhi. She was alone at dwelling on the time.
In keeping with police, the accused, Layik Khan, allegedly locked the door to her home from the surface earlier than fleeing. Police stated he’s absconding.
Police have elevated deployment within the locality to keep away from stress.
The households of the accused and the sufferer have identified one another for 5 years. They used to stay close to one another till two years in the past.
DCP (Rohini) P Ok Mishra stated, “The sufferer’s relative, Kaushal, was together with her when Khan visited at 5 pm on Friday. He requested the relative to fetch groceries and despatched him to the market. The accused then attacked the sufferer with a hammer. On his approach again, her relative noticed him locking the door and leaving. He informed us Khan had proposed to his sister however she had refused.”
Police stated an FIR was registered below IPC part 302 (homicide) on a criticism by Kaushal and the woman’s mother and father.
Within the FIR, the woman’s relative claimed Khan had been persuading her to marry him, however she was not . “They turned associates after they have been dwelling close by, and he would additionally come to satisfy my sister and her household after they shifted. Nonetheless, within the final two-three months, he began forcing my sister to marry him. My sister rejected him many instances. He additionally threatened her…,” reads the FIR.
He claimed that on Friday, the accused gave him Rs 200 and despatched him to the market to purchase rooster. “Khan stated he would have dinner at our place. Round 7.45 pm, I used to be returning dwelling once I noticed him with a hammer. He was locking the door and left in a rush. I known as out to him however he didn’t hear me. I then known as my sister and heard her telephone ringing inside. Her mom then got here and informed me to interrupt the lock. We broke the lock and located her mendacity in a pool of blood,” Kaushal stated within the FIR.
DCP Mishra stated the woman was rushed to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital the place docs declared her useless on arrival. She sustained accidents to her head.
“The woman’s mother and father are manufacturing facility employees; they knew Khan nicely. He additionally stayed with them for 2 months at their home. We discovered that he needed to marry her and might need attacked her when she rejected his proposal. Our groups are searching for him, he will probably be arrested quickly,” stated the DCP.
Talking to The Indian The Press Reporter, the woman’s father stated, “We now have identified Khan for years. I met him at a close-by manufacturing facility the place we labored collectively… he helped me once I fell sick. We handled him like our son and he additionally stayed close to our home for a while. On Friday morning, my daughter went to satisfy her mom on the manufacturing facility and informed her that he had been harassing her and forcing her to marry him. My spouse stated we might speak to him after we come again dwelling. We didn’t know he was planning to kill her that very night. My daughter by no means appreciated him and didn’t need to marry him. He betrayed us…”
Her mom informed the media, “Khan used to harass my daughter and threatened to kill her. I used to be at work when he got here to our place and despatched her relative to purchase groceries. We now have identified him for years… After we shifted, he would come and go to us typically. He did mistaken and ought to be punished.”
A autopsy was carried out on Saturday morning and the report is awaited.