Couple in New Delhi attacked by relative, woman dies on the spot

Published: Jun 20, 2019, 16:05 IST | mid-day online desk

All three worked as contract workers nearby. However, the accused had lost his job a few days back

Couple in New Delhi attacked by relative, woman dies on the spot
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New Delhi: Pollice on Thursday said that a woman was allegedly killed and her husband suffered injuries after an attack by their relative in Nizamuddin area of the capital. The alleged incident occurred on late Wednesday night.

According to the police, the alleged incident took place on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. After the attack, the woman died on the spot while her husband received injuries.

Reportedly, all three worked as contract workers nearby. However, the accused had lost his job a few days back. He used to blame the duo for it and was waiting for revenge, police added.

The police have registered a case and investigation is underway.

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In another incident, a man was allegedly strangled to death at a milk godown in Makanpur village, said police on Wednesday. The alleged incident occurred on Tuesday night.

The victim identified as Jadeep, aka Sonu Bhadana, a native of Meerut, dead with hands tied with a rope and mouth with a scarf. Police claim that the victim was strangled to death by a towel.

Primary investigation reveals that the victim was killed by some known person as both had consumed liquor before former was strangled to death, said Indira Puram Circle Officer Aparna Gautam.

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Police have recovered a bottle of whisky, glasses and snacks from the spot. The victim worked as an accountant with a milk distributor.

(With inputs from PTI)

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