Woman held for murder in Gurgaon

Gurgaon: Gurgaon police on Friday detained a woman for allegedly killing a 38-year-old life insurance accountant here, while her co-accused is on the run.

The accused has been identified as Priya, 20. She works with a Delhi based NGO.

Police said that deceased, Neeraj Pandey was an accountant with a government run life insurance company in Gurgaon.

Priya had called Police Control Room late on Thursday claiming to have tackled a man who had attempted to rape her.

“Pandey was found dead in an apartment in U block of DLF phase 3 area. The body had injury marks with some sharp object,” a senior police officer told IANS.

Nitin Pandey, Neeraj’s, brother has said in his complaint that Neeraj was murdered by NGO operator Arun Sarkar and Priya.

“We have registered a case under section 302 (murder) and other relevant sections of Indian Penal Code at DLF phase 2 police station,” the officer said.

“We are questioning Priya while the other accused Sarkar has been absconding,” he added.

“The victim and accused knew each other. We are investigating further details, including the alleged rape angle,” he added.