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Missing woman found drowned in drain in Dwaraka; 6-month-old daughter missing


New Delhi, Aug 8: Missing woman from Dwaraka was found drowned in the drain on Wednesday (Aug 8), police report said.

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The woman has been identified as Sonika, who used to live with her husband Pawan Singh and six-month-old daughter at a rented accommodation in Sangam Vihar in Nazafgarh, a senior officer said. 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 on Tuesday (Aug 7) around 12.05 pm, Pawan, Sonika's husband, had lodged a missing report about his wife and daughter at Najafgarh police station. 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 Delhi and Uttarakhand 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 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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