A 22-year-old woman was murdered allegedly by her former boyfriend in Delhi's Bindapur area, according to police. The deceased woman has been identified as Dolly Babba.
Police said that she was attacked by an edged weapon, causing severe injuries. She succumbed to her injuries during the course of treatment. The entire incident was caught on a CCTV camera.
The incident took place on Matiala Road in southwest Delhi on Tuesday. Police suspect that Babbar had been in a relationship with the attacker, identified as Ankit Gaba. CCTV footage shows the attacker forcing the girl to get back with him. However, she resisted, leading to a scuffle. The man then attacked her using an edged weapon.
According to police, the girl worked as a freelancer with several event management companies. She had left home at midnight on Tuesday. She told her family that she was going to a friend’s place to celebrate her birthday.
Police said that at around 2 am, someone saw the woman with three men and raised an alarm. Police reached the spot and took the injured woman to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
The CCTV footage of the incident shows three men at the spot. One of them stabbed her multiple times. Neighbours told police that it was her former boyfriend Ankit Gaba who attacked her.
The woman's family has alleged that Ankit, who is the main accused, reached out to her several times but she was not interested. She turned down his proposals.
"As per initial inquiry, we came to know that there was a friendship between them but due to some reason that broke off and then in anger the accused called her to meet via some common friends and then executed this act," Shankar Chaudhary, DCP Dwarka, said.
Meanwhile, three men have been arrested by the police in connection with the case. Police said that further investigation is underway.