Nikki Yadav Murder Case: Delhi Court Extends Sahil’ Court Custody by 2 Days

New Delhi: A metropolitan court extended Sahil Gehlot’s police custody by 2 days. The link court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samiksha Gupta remanded the other five co-accused in the case in judicial custody for 14 days. The investigation officer had sought a three-day extension of Gehlot’s custodial interrogation.

Last Tuesday, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Archana Beniwal had remanded Gehlot (24) in five days’ police custody. Gehlot’s father Virender Singh, cousins Naveen and Ashish and friends Lokesh and Amar were sent to police custody last Friday after being produced before a duty magistrate.

Police had said the five co-accused were arrested after their roles in the killing of Yadav were ascertained.

On Monday the police revealed tha Sahil Gehlots father was involved in another murder earlier.

Top updates on Nikki Yadav murder case:

  • The Delhi Police has recorded the statements of the temple’s priest and the witnesses who were present at the time of the marriage of Nikki Yadav and Sahil Gehlot.
  • According to the police, three years back, Gehlot and Yadav got married in a temple and she had invited her family members to attend the wedding. However, her family members did not approve of the marriage due to different castes.
  • The police, in their attempt to collect evidence, took the arrested accused along with Sahil to the dhaba, where he had stored Yadav’s body in a fridge, to recreate the crime scene.
  • During the interrogation, Gehlot claimed that he had decided to push Yadav out of the car. However the plan could not be executed and he killed Yadav at the Nigambodh Ghat.

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