The official sources said on Tuesday that the suspect was a former boyfriend of the victim.
The incident took place on Monday evening when the accused contacted the victim through some common friends and called her to meet him.
Victim's family said she left the house before midnight and also informed her parents that she will stay at her friend’s place.
When she met the accused, in a fit of anger he reportedly stabbed her several times and then she was taken to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead as a consequence of excessive blood loss.
As per the sources, the victim and the suspect were earlier in a love relationship, although, they broke up some time ago.
The initial investigation revealed that the accused has committed the murder after facing rejection by the woman.
The official sources added, “More angles to the crime are being investigated.”
Family sources said that three men had been harassing the victim for some time.
The sources added, “A manhunt has been launched to nab all accused.”
As per to recent data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the Delhi has recorded the highest number of crimes against women in the country.