The body of a 23-year-old woman was found floating in the Najafgarh 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.
It was learnt that yesterday around 12.05 pm, Pawan, Sonika's husband, had lodged a missing report about his wife and daughter at Najafgarh 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.
During investigation, Pawan told police that he and his wife were not in good terms, the officer 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 officer added.
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