Murder Accused Domestic Help Arrested, Hails From Uttarakhand

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested a non-local servant who was allegedly involved in the murder of an 85-year-old woman in Lal Bazar area of Srinagar on Thursday.

Domestic helper from Uttarakhand accused of murder of an elderly woman in Srinagar arrested on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

The accused has been identified as Omprakash Sah, 21, son of Gopal Sah of Village Tatuli Gormadn Uttarakhand.

Quoting a police official news agency KDC reported that the accused non-local has been arrested and a case under FIR Number 63/ 2021 under section 302 of Indian Penal Code has been registered at Police Station Lal Bazar and further investigations has been taken up.

Earlier, reports said that a lady identified as Mala Puffi, 85, wife of Late Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh of Behrar Lal Bazar, Srinagar was attacked with a knife by their non-local servant adding that the lady did not survive and succumbed to her injuries.

They said the accused had also decamped with some cash and jewellery from the house.


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