A woman was found allegedly murdered at her home in the Pahadi bazaar area of Kankhal in Haridwar on Thursday. The woman identified as 55-year old Asha Devi was a widow and reported to have been alone at home when the murder is suspected to have taken place. According to the police, there was a mark on her throat and the jewellery she was wearing was also missing. The exact cause of the woman’s murder is not known.
The police are looking into all probable angles including robbery.
The Haridwar senior superintendent of police Senthil Avoodai Krishnaraj S confirmed that the murder of a woman has been reported in Kankhal. The body of the woman had been found in her house.
While the forensic team was called to the spot, the police are investigating to ascertain the identity of the suspect and the reason for the murder.