Woman’s naked body found in a flat in Tilak Nagar

New Delhi: The naked body of a 38-year-old woman was today found in her flat in west Delhi’s Tilak Nagar, police said.

At around 11.30 AM, police received information about a woman’s body lying in a flat in Tilak Nagar.

After reaching the spot, they found that the woman’s body was covered with a blanket and there were no clothes, police said, adding that also her live-in partner, who allegedly has a criminal record, was missing.

The victim used to run a coaching centre for students preparing for competitive exams.

She had allegedly been smothered to death as blood clots were on her body and injuries to her face, they said.

The woman had separated from her first husband, with whom she has a son.

At present, she was living her live-in partner who is a small-time property dealer and has as many as 20 criminal cases against him, a senior police official said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death and also to find if she was sexually assaulted before being killed, they said.