An elderly woman of 65 years was found dead with her throat slit and burns to the left leg in north Delhi’s Burari area, police said on Sunday.
According to police, the son of the women, Parmod, 38, who runs a dhaba along with his wife, had gone to Khajuri on Saturday. When they returned to their house around 10 pm, they found that his mother Rajwari had her throat slit and burn injuries to her left leg, a senior police officer said.
It shows that the accused was familiar to the house and were known to Rajwari, police said.
The body was shifted to Sabzi Mandi mortuary and the post-mortem will be conducted on Sunday, they said.
Police are looking into all aspects, including the theft angle, the officer said. A case of murder has been registered and three teams have been formed to swipe the accused.
To ascertain the identities of the accused CCTV footages are being checked, police said