Soldier held for killing pregnant lady

Soldier held for killing pregnant lady

A soldier posted at army headquarters in Delhi was on Friday arrested for murdering a pregnant woman here, police said.

The woman, who has been identified as Rekha, was found dead in a deserted area of Ghata village May 19. Unmarried Rekha was two months pregnant. She had been stabbed several times.Police have arrested Ramji Yadav for her murder.

Yadav hails from Uttar Pradesh and is posted at the Army Headquarters at Delhi. He was living in arented room in Palam Vihar.The accused was a driver of a high-ranked army officer.

According to police, Rekha was working with the Honda company at IMT Manesar and was living alone in a rented room in Sukhrali near sector 18.  Rekha’s father Karan Singh who lives in Sohna, 25 km from here had said that Yadav had visited his house with Rekha a few months ago.

Sector 55-56 police station chief Pradeep Dangi said, "We have arrested Ramji. We are grilling him. There may be some more arrests after interrogation. The relationship between the accused and the victim is yet to be established.”

Drug gang busted

Police on Friday said they had busted a gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of two persons, including a Nigerian.

Henry North and Raghavendra Kumar Jha were arrested in Gurgaon’s Sushant Lok. North lives in Delhi’s Arjun Nagar. Police recovered 780 grams of smack from the two.

Deputy commissioner of police Maheshwar Dayal told reporters that Jha revealed that North’s network was spread over 18 countries.

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