74-year-old woman found mur­dered in her Oshi­wara home

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - HT Correspondent ht­metro@hin­dus­tan­times.com

MUM­BAI: A 74- year- old woman was mur­dered i n her f l at at Oshi­wara on Thurs­day. The vic­tim, Mum­taz Rashid Bad­shah, was alone at home when the as­sailant en­tered the house, tied her hands and slit her throat with a kitchen knife, the po­lice said.

The mo­tive is un­clear and po­lice are on the look­out for the yet uniden­ti­fied at­tacker. Mum­taz stayed with her hus­band Ab­dul Rashid Bad­shah, 75, on the ground floor of Rizwan Apart­ment at Aksa Masjid Road near 24 Karat in Jo­gesh­wari (West). The po­lice said the inci- dent oc­curred be­tween 10.30am and 12.30pm when her hus­band had gone out for work.

The Oshi­wara po­lice have ques­tioned the do­mes­tic help and the se­cu­rity guard, Lal­lan Ya­dav, who was on duty at the time of the in­ci­dent.


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