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Woman battered to death, brother-in-law held

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A 52-year-old woman was battered to death by her and his four sons in east Delhi, police said on Friday. The main accused has been arrested.

Accused Mussa, 70, and his sons were booked for murder at the station. He was arrested from his hideout in east on Thursday.

The crime was committed on Wednesday, during which Mussa along with his sons attacked and her husband Haider Ali, younger brother of Mussa, due to a dispute over property at their native place in and east Delhi's Jagatpuri, of Police told IANS.

Raids are on at the suspected hideouts of the absconding accused in Bijnor, Singh said.

The said Mussa and Haider scuffled over the property dispute, following which their wives also joined in. As Mussa began to beat up Haider, came to his rescue, following which Mussa and his four sons attacked her with an iron pipe and baseball bats. died of severe head injuries.

The murderous attack, videotaped by a neighbour, was made in full public view but none came forward to help the victim, the family's neighbour said.



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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:38 IST