Woman killed in MP, dacoits decamp with booty

A woman was killed by dacoits at Lahar town near Bhind and looted Rs five lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh, police said.

Bhind(MP): A woman was killed by dacoits at
Lahar town near Bhind and looted Rs five lakh in cash and
jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh, police said.

The incident occurred last night when unidentified
dacoits entered the house of Rajkumari, 55, who was living
alone in Lohia Chowk area and killed her by attacking her with
a sharp-edged weapon, police said on Thursday.

Later, they decamped with Rs five lakh in cash and
gold-silver jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh, police said.
Protesting against the murder and loot, the local
traders observed a day-long bandh demanding immediate arrest
of those behind it.
A case has been registered in this regard and further
probe is on.

PTI

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