Elderly woman killed for resisting dacoity in Odisha

KalingaTV News Network

Pipili: An elderly woman was brutally murdered by some unidentified miscreants for resisting a robbery bid at Chandrakot village under Delanga police limits in Pipili area of Puri district last night. The deceased has been identified as Puspalata Dash.

According to sources, around five armed miscreants barged into Puspalata Dash’s house between 10.30 PM and 11 PM when she was alone. Later, they attacked her and put her inside the bathroom after tying her hands and legs and fled the spot with many valuable things of the house.

When Pushpalata’s son Laxmidhar, who runs a mobile store, returned home at 12.30 AM, he got tensed as his mother did not open the gates of the house. So he entered the house from a window and rescued Pushpalata in a critical condition from the bathroom.

Laxmidhar rushed his mother to Sakhigopal Community Health Centre but the doctors declared her brought dead.

On being informed, local police rushed to the spot and started investigation into the matter. Sources at the police said that there is no injury mark on her body and she died of suffocation as the robbers had gagged her mouth with a tape.

 

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