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Non-local domestic help arrested for allegedly killing woman

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Srinagar: An elderly woman was allegedly killed by her non-local domestic help at her home in Lal Bazar area of Srinagar on Thursday. The accused has, however, been arrested on way to Jammu, five hours after committing the crime.

Official sources told KNO that a woman identified as Mala Puffi, 85, wife of Late Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh of Behrar Lal Bazar, Srinagar was attacked with a knife by her non-local domestic help.

The woman succumbed to her injuries, adding that the domestic help, identified as Omprakash Sah, 21, son of Gopal Sah of Village Tatuli Gormadn Uttarakhand decamped with some cash and jewelry from the house, they said.

However, the accused was arrested five hours after committing the crime, they said, adding that he has been arrested on way to Jammu.

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