Report: Sahil Gehlot’s father is one of 5 people detained in connection with the Nikki Yadav murder accusation.
Murder of Nikki Yadav: “The Delhi Police have detained 5 individuals in addition to the primary suspect Sahil Gehlot. Moreover, his father has been detained on suspicion of aiding the conspiracy, “In a statement to the news agency ANI, Special CP Ravinder Yadav revealed. Five people have been detained by the Crime Branch in connection with the Nikki Yadav murder case, including Sahil Gehlot’s father, who is accused of aiding his son in the “plot,” the Delhi Police announced today.
“The Delhi Police have detained 5 others in addition to the primary suspect Sahil Gehlot. Moreover, his father has been detained on suspicion of aiding the conspiracy, “In a statement to the news agency ANI, Special CP Ravinder Yadav revealed. “Police discovered that Sahil’s father, Virender Singh, was aware that his son was suspected of killing Nikki, and he was detained as a result. He has been charged with criminal conspiracy under IPC Section 120B. Sahil Gehlot’s friend, cousin, and brother were among the four others imprisoned “Added he.
Sources told the news agency ANI that Sahil and Nikki, who had a live-in relationship, had been married in a Noida temple in October 2020.
“The marriage had angered Sahil’s family. During the remand, the police also found Sahil and Nikki’s marriage certificates. Sahil was helped by his cousin and friend to conceal Nikki’s body in the refrigerator “According to sources, ANI.
According to earlier reports from Crime Branch, the main suspect Sahil “removed all the data from Nikki’s phone.” The accused wiped all the data since he and Nikki Yadav frequently quarrelled through WhatsApp chat, sources told news agency ANI. “The accused understood that his and Nikki Yadav’s discussion was major proof for the police,” they added.
Sahil Gehlot admitted during questioning that Nikki Yadav, 25, of Haryana, had been with him on February 9 before she was slain between 8:30 and 9:30 am on February 10 at the parking lot near Nigam Bodh Ghat. Sahil is accused of strangling Yadav with a charge cable that night. According to the crime section of the Delhi police, the accused turned off Nikki’s phone after her death, kept it with him, and removed her SIM card. The phone that belonged to Nikki Yadav was also retrieved from accused Sahil.
Crime branch sources state that the accused Sahil Gehlot has been under intense investigation since this morning and that he was also escorted to Kashmere Gate, where he killed Nikki in the automobile. According to sources, the Police are also preparing to take Sahil to the Nizamuddin, Anand Vihar Railway Station where he had taken Nikki the night of the murder in order to determine the full sequence and the location and time of Nikki’s death.
The Crime Branch team visited Nikki’s apartment on Wednesday afternoon and took control of the apartment’s CCTV DVR, which is the case’s most crucial piece of evidence. Accused Sahil Gehlot entered the apartment after arriving between midnight and one in the morning, according to the CCTV footage from the apartment, and then he led Nikki Yadav outside.
The crime branch team has also examined the CCTV footage from numerous roads in Param Puri, Uttam Nagar, and taken control of it. Also, the criminal branch team interrogated numerous residents of the apartment regarding Nikki Yadav and charged Sahil Gehlot. The funeral services for Nikki Yadav, who was allegedly strangled by her lover with a charging wire, were held earlier on Wednesday in Jhajjar, Haryana.
Police claim that Nikki’s partner strangled her to death after she learned of his upcoming marriage to another lady. Sahil Gehlot, the accused, was taken into custody on Tuesday and brought before a Delhi court before being placed on five days of police detention. The accused is being held on remand for five days, according to DCP Satish Kumar of the Crime Branch, and an investigation is being conducted to determine the route travelled that evening.
“The suspect is detained for five days. The matter is being investigated. To determine the path travelled that evening, several of our teams are working. We also review CCTV footage, “”The DCP crime,” Mr. Kumar added that during a dispute over his marriage on February 9, Sahil grabbed the victim by the phone cord and strangled him to death.
On February 9, the defendant was set to get married. The accused went to see Nikki at her apartment and left early in the morning. They travelled to a number of locations in Delhi during which there was a dispute regarding the accused’s marriage. He became enraged during this and choked the victim with a mobile cable, according to DCP Crime Branch.