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Married man kills girlfriend, dumps her body in car

New Delhi, Nov 29, 2012, DHNS:

She threatened to tell all to his wife

A 23-year-old woman was allegedly strangled by her married boyfriend in west Delhi’s Uttam Nagar for repeatedlly pressing him to marry her. The accused has been arrested, police said on Thursday.

Reena lived with her family at Anand Vihar Colony in Uttam Nagar and was pursuing a professional beautician’s course. According to police, the incident came to light when a call was made to the police control room about a woman’s body inside a Maruti 800 car at 1 am on Thursday.

“A police team rushed the victim to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where she was declared brought dead. Her post-mortem on Thursday and ligature mark on the neck confirmed strangulation,” a police official said.


A check on the registration number revealed that the car belonged to Om Vihar resident Omdutt, 28, who was found absconding from his house. Several teams were immediately formed to search Omdutt’s possible hideouts, and he was apprehended at a relative’s house around 2 am on Thursday.

Omdutt confessed to killing Reena and said he was distraught over being pressurised for marriage. He told police that he was married, but had an an extramarital affair with Reena for the past three years.

“Omdutt claimed that Reena knew about his marriage, but still kept insisting on getting married. They used to indulge in heated arguments over the past few months on this issue,” the official added.

Lately, Omdutt said, Reena had become a problem for him as she had started expecting too much. It is also alleged that Reena was threatening Omdutt that she would informing his wife about their relationship.

Omdutt said he wanted to get rid of her because of this pressure on him. The couple was on an outing late on Wednesday, when they again exchanged heated words in Omdutt’s Maruti 800 car.

In a fit of rage, Omdutt strangled Reena and fled, leaving the car near Uttam Nagar Metro station. A case of murder has been lodged against Omdutt with Uttam Nagar police station.

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