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Chandigarh: 100-yr-old killed, cops suspect she was sexually assaulted

According to family members, the victim used to sleep on a cot outside her house.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh |
September 27, 2016 4:01:55 am

A 100-year-old woman was murdered by unidentified persons outside her house in Daun Kalan village, around 15 kilometers from Patiala. Police suspect the woman was sexually assaulted before the murder. According to family members, the victim used to sleep on a cot outside her house. The crime came to light on Monday morning when they found her body a few meters from there. They suspect the hand of drug addicts who, they say, roam the area.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code at Patiala (Sadar) police station.

Superintendent of Police (investigations) Harvinder Singh Virk said the woman was found in a semi-naked state. He added they were waiting for the post-mortem report.

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