Ola driver kills Kolkata model, demands Rs 5 lakh from her husband
New Delhi : A 22-year-old cab driver has been arrested by the Bengaluru Police for allegedly killing his Kolkata model.
Identified as Nagesh, the driver was arrested on August 21 for allegedly killing a Kolkata-based model while dropping her off to the airport.
The incident happened on July 31 near the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.
The 32-year-old model-cum-event manager was identified as Pooja Singh De.
As mentioned by the police, the cab driver took her to an isolated place and tried to rob her. The accused then committed the crime by hitting Pooja on her head, which left her dead on the spot. After killing her, Nagesh took all the belongings--mobile phone and cash.
The Ola driver did not stop here, he even went ahead and texted her husband and demanded Rs 5 lakh from him.
The victim was stabbed multiple times and had head injuries, police said.
Pooja's body was found by local villagers near the airport compound and informed the police.
Initially, police struggled but cracked the case based on her Titan watch, 'Jealous 21' jeans and a pair of branded sandals that she wore.