Delhi : Dance teacher “assassinated” his girlfriend and hangs himself at Mehrauli academy


Delhi: The incident happened on Wednesday when 24-year-old dance teacher assassinated his girlfriend before hanging himself at his dance academy in South-West Delhi’s Mehrauli.

Dance teacher, Sonu had a clash with his girlfriend, Yogita who was also his student. The mystery is getting deepen  as there were no eyewitnesses or suicide note.

The reports revealed that Yogita’s neck was strangulated with the cable of extension cord.

Both of their family members told the investigators that they knew about the duo being in a relationship and had no objections to it. They were seen last alive at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

It came into limelight when a passerby observed a noose-like structure hanging from a fan in the basement of ABC Dance Academy where the dance teacher ran his academy.

“Taking a closer look into the upper window of the basement, he saw Sachin hanging,” said Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police–I (South) Nupur Prasad.

After the incident local members and a batch of Sachin’s students gathered at their dance academy.

“The police was informed. When our team broke open the door, which was latched from inside, they found Sachin’s girlfriend Yogita’s body lying on the floor next to a sofa,” said Ms. Prasad.

The post mortem report of the bodies is still awaited.

Mukul, who was a former partner in the academy, said “Sachin had confided in him about Yogita’s family wanting her to get married to someone else. However, he said that he hadn’t spoken to Sachin since a month.”

Sachin’s last whatsapp status was “ Ik galti fir se ho gyi trust(It was a mistake to trust (sic)”, followed by crying emojis.

“Girl’s family told us that they were aware about the two being in a relationship and that they were fine with it,” said Ms. Prasad.