A 55-year-old woman, the sister of a Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) officer, was allegedly murdered in Jaipur on Monday morning. Police suspect that the woman was strangled to death.
The police said Vidya Devi, the sister of RAS officer Yugantar Sharma, lived alone.
“Devi is a widow and used to live alone. Around 7am, her neighbours saw her collecting milk from her doorstep . An hour later, when her colleagues called her, she didn’t respond after which they informed her brother Sharma. When he reached the spot, the police was informed too,” said Anand Shrivastava, commissioner of police (CP), Jaipur city.
The CP added that when police entered the house around 10.15 am, the woman’s hands and legs were tied with a shawl around a railing in the house and she was dead.