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Elderly woman stabbed to death in robbery bid

NEW DELHI: In a robbery bid gone wrong, an 80-year-old woman in Bindapur area in Dwarka was stabbed to death by a robber on Saturday morning. The accused then went on to rob the house but failed and instead got locked inside the housue and later got arrested.

The deceased identified as Santosh Devi, was the wife of late Ravi Shankar Sharma. The accused robber has been identified as Gidesh, who is 27-year-old and is a resident of Etah, Uttar Pradesh. According to police, he went inside the house to commit robbery.

According to the police, the deceased was on the ground floor when the accused entered the room and stabbed her. After a while, he entered the room on the first floor and tried to do robbery by breaking an almirah. In the meantime, the daughter-in-law of the deceased woke up hearing the noise made by Gidesh. She locked the accused inside the room and informed the police.

After a while, the police came and arrested the accused. The body has been sent for the postmortem.

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