Indore man kills social media friend over transgender identity, hides chopped body at home

After a mutilated body was discovered by the Indore police, the cops traced it back to the killer and arrested him. The man had killed the victim over the victim's transgender identity.

Indore man kills social media friend over transgender identity, hides chopped body at home
The body of the deceased was discovered on Tuesday in Indore’s scheme number 134 area. (Representational Image)

In Short

  • Indore Police arrested a man for killing and cutting body in half
  • The accused killed the victim over victim's transgender identity
  • The police examined the CCTV footage to nab the accused

By India Today Web Desk: Indore Police solved a murder case by tracing back the pieces of the body found on Tuesday to the killer. The accused, identified as Noor Mohammad, had killed the victim named Mohsin alias Zoya Kinnar by cutting the body into parts.

The accused has been arrested by the Indore Police after they discovered the parts of the body from his residence.


As per the report, Indore zone 2, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Sampat Upadhyay said in a press conference, "The body was identified as Mohsin alias Zoya Kinnar, who was missing since August 28."

The police examined the CCTV footage and questioned the accused.


The accused revealed that his wife had gone to her maternal home, during which she talked to transgender Zoya on social media, after which he had invited Zoya to meet him at his house.

Talking to ANI, DCP Upadhyay said, "When Noor Mohammad learned that Zoya was transgender, there was an argument between the two, and as a result, Mohammad strangled Zoya to death."

“He cut Zoya’s body into two pieces, stuffed one piece in a sack and threw it into the bushes close to the bypass. The other part, who he was unable to throw away, he hid that in a box in his house,” he added further.