Crime and Accident

Woman found dead with throat slit

Woman found dead with throat slit

New Delhi: A 55-year-old woman was found dead with her throat slit in southwest Delhi’s Chhawala, the police said today.

The incident happened last evening.

Basanti, who belonged to Uttarakhand, was staying with her son in Qutub Vihar, police said.

It is suspected that her throat was slit with a kitchen knife.

Police were informed about the incident at 8 pm yesterday by the woman’s son, who returned home to find his mother lying in a pool of blood.

Police suspect the role of someone known to the woman in the killing. No valuables were missing from the house but it had been ransacked to mislead the police.

—PTI