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Lal Bazar incident: 5 hours after committing crime, accused non-local servant arrested on way to Jammu

21-yr-old Uttrakhand resident had decamped with cash, jewellery’

SRINAGAR: A non-local servant who had allegedly killed an elderly woman in Lal Bazar has been arrested on his way to Jammu, officials said.

Officials said that a lady identified as Mala Puffi, 85, wife of Late Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh of Behrar Lal Bazar, Srinagar was allegedly attacked with a knife by their non-local servant.

They informed that the lady succumbed to her injuries, adding that the non-local servant identified as Omprakash Sah, 21, son of Gopal Sah of Village Tatuli Gormadn Uttarakhand has decamped with some cash and jewellery 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 his way to Jammu—(KNO)


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