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Woman's body found floating in drain in Dwarka

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The body of a 23-year-old woman was found floating in the drain in Dwarka, police said today.

On receiving a PCR call about the floating body in the drain, a police team reached the spot. With the help of locals, the police brought out the body from the drain, they said.

The deceased was identified as Sonika, who used to live with her husband and six-month-old daughter at a rented accommodation in Sangam Vihar in Nazafgarh, a said.

It was learnt that yesterday around 12.05 pm, Pawan, Sonika's husband, had lodged a missing report about his wife and daughter at police station, he said.

Pawan told police that on August 6, when he returned home from office, he was informed by their house owner that his wife and daughter, who had left home for Anganwadi at 11 am, had not returned.

Following which Pawan contacted all his relatives in and from where they hail. But he could not ascertain their whereabouts, the police said.

During investigation, Pawan told police that he and his wife were not in good terms, the said.

The couple have been married for three-and-a-half years. Pawan works for a private firm in Dwarka, he said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem. Police were trying to trace their six-month-old daughter, the added.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 15:25 IST