New Delhi, India – As 2023 comes to a close, India grapples with the aftermath of a series of chilling murders that have left a lasting impact on the nation. Each case tells a tragic and horrifying story, shedding light on the darker aspects of human nature.
One of these cases involves the brutal murder of Nikki Yadav, a 23-year-old woman from Haryana. Allegedly killed by her boyfriend, Sahil Gehlot, Nikki’s body was found stuffed inside a refrigerator in southwest Delhi’s Najafgarh. The shocking crime unfolded after a heated argument between the couple.
In another disturbing case, 27-year-old Shraddha Walkar was murdered by her boyfriend, Aaftab Amin Poonawala, in Delhi. Poonawala not only killed Walkar but also dismembered her body, storing the parts in a refrigerator before disposing of them in the forests of south Delhi’s Chhatarpur.
Similarly, a crime of passion unfolded in early 2023, involving the death of 20-year-old Anjali Singh. Allegedly hit and dragged for several kilometers by a car driven by five youths in Outer Delhi’s Kanjhawala area, the incident sent shockwaves through the close-knit community.
Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf were shot by three men near a medical college in Prayagraj, adding a layer of organized crime to the grisly series of events.
Another horrifying case involves the murder of Indian teenage girl Sakshi Reddy, allegedly killed by her 20-year-old partner in New Delhi’s Shahbad Dairy area. The disturbing nature of these incidents highlights the challenges faced by society in ensuring the safety and justice of its citizens.
As the year comes to an end, these cases serve as a somber reminder of the dark realities that continue to plague our society. The impact of these tragic events reverberates far beyond the immediate victims, leaving an indelible mark on the collective conscience of India.