Woman Found Dead in Hotel in Delhi’s Paharganj

Police said that the woman had checked into the hotel with a man who is missing since the time of incident.

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Body of a 25-year-old woman with a telephone wire wrapped around her neck, was found inside a hotel room in Delhi's Paharganj area on Thursday, 11 October, PTI reported quoting police officials.

According to the news agency, the police were informed by the hotel staff after they spotted the body. The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead on arrival.

Police further told that the woman had checked into the hotel in the afternoon with a man, who is missing since the time of incident.

A case has been registered and a probe in underway.


DCW Rescues 8 Nepali Girls From Hotel in Pahaganj

In another incident surfacing from Delhi’s Paharganj area, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued eight Nepali girls from a hotel on the same day, IANS reported.

Citing police officials, the report said that the girls were going to be trafficked to Gulf countries, from the hotel in Paharganj. The rescue took place after the DCW received a tip-off from a non-governmental organisation KI Nepal, which informed that some girls are being kept in Hotel Omaxe Deluxe.

Following the call, DCW Chief Swati Maliwal along with Commission members and staff of the NGO conducted a raid at the hotel with the assistance of Delhi Police.

The girls, who came from earthquake affected areas in Nepal, were lured with employment opportunities in Delhi, the Commission said.

“Passports of some were taken away and after having waited for several days in the hotel, they started getting concerned to go back to Nepal but had no means to do so.”
Delhi Commission for Women

The girls, all aged above 20, have now been sent to a stay home provided by an NGO associated with Nepal Embassy.

(With inputs from PTI and IANS)

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