Murder of 73-yr-old woman: Children to be questioned
NEW DELHI: A day after the murder of a 73-year-old woman in Malviya Nagar area, Delhi Police said that any property dispute angle will be clear only when the woman's children – who are living in different countries – are questioned.
During investigation, police also found that there was a property dispute between the victims children. The CDRs of the relatives are being scanned by the police team.
Police sources told Millennium Post that the deceased septuagenarian Chandramukhi Gulia had been living on the first floor of the house.
According to police sources, the relatives of the deceased had claimed that none of them had entered the room of the woman. As a result, they were unaware of the articles, which include money and jewelry, that the woman possessed.
Police sources claimed that one of the sons till now had completely denied his involvement in the murder of his mother.
Her son Kuldeep, who lived on the third floor of the building, said that even he had never entered his mother's room in the first floor.
A police official said, "We have not yet found any property papers. Also, what has been stolen from the house is not clear. We are waiting for her children who live in other countries. When they come to Delhi, we will ask them about papers and also if any other things were missing from the house."
"The children have been informed about the incident and soon they will be reaching Delhi," the source added.
Three of Gulia's five children reside in the United States, while a fourth son lives in Haryana.
The case is being probed from various angles, which includes the role of an insider.
After the murder, when the police team reached the spot, things inside the room were scattered everywhere. Police also also probing whether the items were scattered only to compromise the investigation.
The deceased was a resident of Savitri Nagar area and had been living alone on the first floor. Kuldeep lives on the third floor with his family. The woman and her family are natives of Haryana.
Her body was discovered by Kuldeep, who was going to her Yoga classes.
Gajendra, a relative of the deceased, claimed that the gas cylinder was on and something was cooking and all the lights were on and the fan was moving.
"She was living in the house for more than 40 years and did not pay rent to anyone," he said.