Delhi Police today claimed to have solved the brutal murder of a 64-year-old retired government employee at Mayur Vihar in east Delhi by arresting a 26-year old woman, who was captured in the CCTV grab of the exit gate of Samachar Apartments, where the victim lived.

The accused, a graduate, was preparing for competitive exams and was allegedly lured into a physical relationship by the victim on the promise of a job, according to a senior police officer.

“The victim had also prepared some video clips of the accused with himself. She admitted stabbing Vijay Kumar whom she accused of forcing her into continuing the physical relationship,” said the officer.

Vijay Kumar was found murdered with multiple stab injuries on his body on July 20.

Mr Kumar was found murdered with multiple stab injuries on his body following a suspected daylight robbery at Samachar Apartments on July 20.

The 64-year-old lived at the third floor of a building in Samachar Apartments. His daughter works with Rajya Sabha TV channel and his son too is a journalist in Dubai.