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TN: 62-year-old woman murdered in broad daylight

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 19:24

Salem: In a daring daylight murder, a 62-year old woman was killed by two youths for a gold chain in a busy commercial locality here, police said.

Dhanlakshmi was behind the counter of her husband`s small shop on Arunachalaachari street in his absence when the assailants slit her throat with a knife and fled away taking the gold chain she was wearing, they said.

Arunachalaachari street, dotted with jewellery, vessels and textile shops, is considered a busy commercial locality of the district. The incident sent shock waves among the locals.

Deputy Commissioner of Police A G Babu visited the spot.

First Published: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 19:24
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