Delhi: Man confesses to killing friend, storing body parts in fridge over affair with wife
Delhi Police arrested a 31-year-oldman for allegedly murdering his co-worker, chopping his body and hiding it in a refrigerator after he suspected him of having an affair with his wife in South Delhi's Mehrauli. The man has been identified as Badal Mandal.
26-year-old Vipin Joshi, a native of Uttarakhand was hacked to death on October 15 and his dismembered body stuffed inside a fridge in south Delhi's Saidulajab area.
According to police, Badal told cops that he had seen Joshi visiting his house a couple of times in his absence. He suspected his wife of having an illicit affair with Joshi, following which he planned to kill him.
He had applied for leave at his workplace before killing Joshi so that no one would suspect him of killing Joshi, a senior police officer said.
On the day of the murder, Mandal took a meat cleaver from the restaurant and went to Joshi's home. They both then drank alcohol at his Mehrauli flat. Mandal then killed Joshi with the cleaver and then used the weapon to sever the dead body's head, police said.
Mandal then hid the body parts in a refrigerator and fled to his in-laws' house in Kolkata. He was leter arrested after one of the relative's of Badal informed the police.