New Delhi: The post-mortem report in Delhi’s Nikki Yadav murder case has revealed that murder took place due to suffocation. Marks have also been found on her neck.
According to doctors, if the body was in the fridge, it is difficult to tell the right time of death, because there is no natural process in the fridge. No other injury marks were found on the body. The viscera has also been preserved.
DCP Crime Branch Satish Kumar said that the accused is on a 5-day remand and interrogation continues. Police are also examining the CCTV footage. This case will be investigated on the lines of Shraddha murder.
He said that evidence is being collected on the basis of forensic investigation, like it was collected in the Shraddha murder case. After the engagement, on February 9, accused Sahil Gehlot went to Nikki’s house.
After spending time there, he went to different places in Delhi, including to Nizamuddin railway station.
Police said that after a quarrel, Sahil killed Nikki and reached Mitraun village on February 10, where the accused Sahil got married on February 10 by disposing of the body in the dhaba.
Nikki’s body was found inside the fridge
The body of 23-year-old Nikki Yadav was found inside the fridge in a restaurant owned by her boyfriend Sahil Gahlot’s family on Tuesday. Sahil Gehlot, 24, accused of murder, has been arrested.
A CCTV footage of Nikki Yadav from February 9 was also found in which she was last seen visiting her own house in southwest Delhi. In the video, the girl is seen alone. Police say that Gehlot killed him a few hours later.