A 21-year-old domestic help, accused of murdering an 81-year-old woman at her residence in Greater Kailash area, told a local court that he had raped the victim before setting her on fire which led to her death.
An engineer by profession, Saurabh Bhardwaj pulled off an upset in the high-profile Greater Kailash constituency by defeating scion of a veteran BJP leader and has now earned a top place for himself in the new government.
In the melting pot called South Delhi where the upscale and posh localities coexist with villages, water, corruption, rising prices and sanitation will be the key factors in deciding the fate of candidates.
A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed October 29 for hearing the bail plea of gangster Abu Salem who along with others is facing trial for allegedly demanding Rs five crore as protection money from a businessman here in 2002.
In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old NRI youth succumbed to his injuries after being allegedly beaten by his friends while he was partying with them, police said. However, no arrests have been made by the police so far.