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.
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.