Body of woman found with throat slit, murder suspected

New Delhi:The body of a 25-year-old woman, with her throat slit, was found at her rented accommodation in Neb Saray area of south Delhi this morning, with police suspecting that she was murdered.

Upon noticing blood outside the door of Arti’s room in Duggal Colony of Neb Saray area, the neighbours informed police who entered the room and found the body lying in a pool of blood.

She was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. It is suspected that the woman was murdered in the wee hours, a police officer said.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that Arti lived alone and was visited frequently by many persons including her husband and a girl, who is learnt to be her friend, he said.

Arti got married two years ago but was living alone in the room for the last two months. She had also applied for divorce, the officer said.

She used to work at a beauty parlour until a few days ago, and had been asked by her landlord to vacate the room due to complaints of fights with her husband who visited her, he said.

The other woman, who used to frequently visit her, is untraced and efforts are on to find her for questioning, the police officer said, adding, a case has been registered, but no one has been arrested so far.