Decomposed body of woman found in bed box, search on for husband

A case of murder was registered at Govindpuri police station on Monday and investigations taken up.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: A Decomposed body of a 30-year-old woman was found inside the box of a bed at her locked house in southeast Delhi’s Tuglaqabad Extension on Monday evening. The woman, Maria Masih, was a teacher and had moved into the house more than a month ago with her husband, Suresh Mehra, a physiotherapist.

Mehra wasn’t at the house. Neighbours told the police that he was last seen a fortnight ago and the house had been locked since then. Police said efforts were on to trace him. An acquaintance of Mehra had come looking for him on Monday evening and when he found the door locked and a foul smell coming from the house, he raised an alarm . The neighbours then broke open the door and reported to the police.

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