Five people were found murdered in four separate incidents reported in the past 24 hours.
* In Kanjhawla,Outer Delhi,a woman and her child were found murdered around noon,Wednesday. Both victims are yet to be identified. Officers said the woman was found beheaded and her 4-year-old child was found stabbed to death.
* Unknown assailants in Aman Vihar,Outer Delhi,stabbed one Rakesh Thakur,40,late Tuesday night. Thakur was reportedly returning home,when he was apparently attacked near Murakpur village. The police,who got a call around 2 am,said Thakur belonged to Una in Himachal Pradesh and was employed in a private firm.
* Nasir,30,a scrap dealer,was strangulated to death at his house in Ashok Vihar,Northwest Delhi,on Wednesday morning. An officer said Nasir had married one Imrana last December after his first wifes death. Imrana is being interrogated,along with others.
* A 22-year-old woman was found dead,allegedly murdered,in Adarsh Nagar,Northwest Delhi,on Wednesday evening. Police officials said a few local boys spotted the body in the Delhi Jal Board ground near Nirankari Colony. Her identity has not been established yet.