Patiala: Elderly woman found murdered at house in Tafajalpura

Patiala: Elderly woman found murdered at house in Tafajalpura

Victim Surjit Kaur. file photo

Tribune News Service

Patiala, January 17

A 77-year-old woman was found murdered at her house in the Tafajalpura area of the city. The victim has been identified as Surjit Kaur. The police said the deceased had injury marks on her head and face. The body had been kept in the mortuary of the Government Rajindra Hospital for postmortem. The police said that all possible angles were being looked at to find the motive behind the murder. At the time of murder the victim is said to have been alone.

Mohit Aggarwal, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said they had registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC. He said that the daughter-in-law of the victim had gone to gurudwara, while her son was on his job when the murder took place. The DSP said the police were investigating the matter and it was too early to come to any conclusion.

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