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Lady murdered in Kon village of Bhiwandi

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A 51-year-old lady from Kon village in Bhiwandi taluka was allegedly strangled to death by some unidentified persons, who decamped with valuables totalling around Rs 12 lakh from her home, police said today.

The victim Mhatre was alone at home when the crime took place. Her son and daughter-in-had gone to Ayre village in Dombivili, said an official release issued by police.

It was between 12.30 PM and 6 PM yesterday that some unidentified persons managed to gain entry into Mhatre's house and allegedly strangled her to death before decamping with gold ornaments and valued at around Rs 12 lakh, it said.

When her son returned, he found lying dead and the things scattered here and there in the house, said police.

A complaint was lodged with Kongaon police station under Bhiwandi division.

The accused before fleeing also took away the DVR machine of the CCTV, it said.

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 16:07 IST