Septuagenarian found dead
A 75-year-old woman who allegedly sold illegal liquor in East Delhi's Trilokpuri area was found dead inside her residence on Friday. She was found by her relatives in the morning with stab wounds on her throat.
The police have registered a case in the matter and have maintained that this was a case of robbery and the killers had left with the woman's belongings.
The incident came to the fore on Friday morning when the woman identified as Ameen Amal was found dead by her relatives inside her house in B block, Trilokpuri.
According to police, she used to live alone in her house. She has a son, who is currently in Coimbatore and a daughter who is separated from her husband. The woman used to be looked after by her relatives who used to visit her every morning.
On the day of the incident, her relatives tried to get in touch with Ameen. They went into her bedroom and found her dead with stab wounds on her throat. Further, her mouth was gagged with a cloth and all her belongings were left strewn around inside the house and it was found that her entire house was ransacked.
They informed the police after which they sent in a team. "We received information about the woman's murder. We immediately deputed a crime and FSL team to the spot. We found that her entire house was ransacked and her relatives had alleged that many of her belongings were found missing. A case was registered in the local police station and we started investigating the case," said a senior police official. The eyewitnesses had reported that the day before, the entire block suffered a power cut when some unidentified people barged into her house.
The police had also maintained that this was a case of a robbery and since she resisted the attempt, she must have been killed.
"We are investigating the case from all angles. We also received inputs that she was selling illegal liquor in the area, so we will look into all angles in the case. I am confident that by tomorrow (Saturday) we will apprehend all the accused," the official added.
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