July 27, 2011 2:17:43 am
Women were strangled with a cloth; man who brought them from Uttarakhand missing
Two persons,including a teenaged girl were found murdered at a house in Pushp Vihar in South Delhi on Tuesday. Police identified the victims as Tara Devi (45) and her daughter Kajal,hailing from Ramnagar in Uttarakhand.
Police said a man named Jagdish (40),who brought the two from their native town in the morning,is absconding.
The house,194-Sector 4,Pushp Vihar,where the murder took place,belonged to one Kamla who lived with her daughters in the same premises.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Chhaya Sharma said,Jagdish and Kamla belonged to Ramnagar. Jagdish and the two women turned up at Kamlas doorstep in the morning,saying they needed a place to rest for some time. Since they were from the same village and she knew Jagdish,Kamla agreed.
Police said that Kamla left for work around 9 am and her daughters left for school and office. When the younger daughter returned from school at 2.15 pm,finding the door locked,she called her mother. After obtaining a spare key from the neighbours,as the two entered the home they found Tara and Kajal dead,and Jagdish missing.
The two had been strangulated with a cloth, said DCP Sharma. Police added that there were blood stains in the room.
Police added that Jagdish was an apprentice to a tailor in Delhi and introduced Tara Devi and Kajal as his wife and daughter. On being questioned,Kamla has also revealed that Tara Devi worked as a maid in Mehrauli,but had left her job to go to Ramnagar six months ago.
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