19yr old Hindu Model murdered by Boyfriend Ashraf Shaikh for talking to male friends

In a heart-wrenching incident, a 19-year old aspiring model was allegedly murdered in a brutal manner by her boyfriend. The incident that had happened in Nagpur district of Maharashtra was dangerously shocking. 

The victim has been identified as Khushi Parihar and the accused has been identified as Ashraf Sheikh. According to a police officer, the victim’s body was found with her head and face crushed, lying along the Pandhurna-Nagpur highway.

The Police Officer also said that the victim’s identity was established through social media. She used to participate in local fashion shows and was aspiring to become a model. The body of Parihar was reportedly spotted by a local passer-by dumped in a pit.

Police rushed to the spot as soon as they received information. The police also got some clues with the tattoos on the victim’s body. The first tattoo was of ‘Khushi’ written on her back. Another tattoo- a picture of crown with ‘queen’ was found written on her chest and a third tattoo of ‘Ashu’ was spotted on one hand. 

Khushi uploaded many pictures with her boyfriend Ashraf on her social media Facebook account. This is how police established Parihar’s identity by going through her Facebook Account and with the help of local police, Kelvad police finally arrested Ashraf. In a shocking turn of events, Ashraf lied to the police that he was with Khushi till 9 PM on Friday night. After when the location of their mobile phones was tracked, it was then learnt that Ashraf was with Khushi till late in the night on Friday.

Ashraf allegedly admitted to the crime during the interrogation with the police. He even confessed that the duo had gone to a dhaba in Kalamna late in the night where they had drinks and dinner. It was when they both went towards Padhura where they had a quarrel over Khushi’s kinship with other men, leading to her alleged murder.

Ashraf also told the police that he was supposed to get married to Khushi in the next 10 days. He had also recently rented an apartment in Nagpur’s Gittikhadan neighbourhood where he lived with Khushi Parihar. He then claimed that had gifted a mobile and a car to Khushi.

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