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Woman dies while trying to prevent man from entering residence

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 65-year-old woman died today while attacking a man who allegedly tried to barge into her house in Delhi's area, the police said.

It is suspected that Kalu (26), a mentally challenged man, tried to barge into Gayatri Devi's residence at around 5 pm with an intention to steal, a said.

Devi collapsed while she was hitting Kalu to prevent him from coming inside, he added.

Kalu was apprehended from the spot and is currently in police custody.

The cause of Devi's death is not yet clear, the said.

Devi ran a tea stall in front of her residence, he said.

Her neighbours told the police that she was a heart patient and diabetic.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 22:30 IST