Residents of Mitraon village were in shock on Tuesday after police recovered a woman’s body from a refrigerator at an eatery in the south west Delhi area.
The murder that happened in the village came to local residents after police reached there and were looking for Sahil Gehlot who allegedly killed his girlfriend and stuffed the body in a refrigerator of his dhaba (eatery).
The dhaba was around 700 metres from the house of the accused where the body was recovered and it is located towards the Kair area which is located near Mitraon village. The local residents of the village said the accused got married on February 10.
“I came to the dhaba after seeing police and media persons. We got to know about the incident Tuesday morning. We have not seen any fridge where the body was stuffed. The accused got married on Friday. He opened the dhaba recently and a servant was also hired to help run the business,” said a local seeking anonymity.
Gehlot allegedly strangled his girlfriend, stuffed her body inside a refrigerator in his south west Delhi dhaba (restaurant), and married another woman the next day. He was arrested by the police.
On Valentine’s day, the incident came to light and it was on the instance of the accused that the 23-year-old woman’s body was recovered on Tuesday morning from the refrigerator.
Police said the accused had hidden from his girlfriend Nikki Yadav that his marriage was fixed with another woman. When Nikki came to know about his wedding, she had a heated argument with the accused which led to her murder, they said.