Delhi police has arrested a house owner and his son for allegedly beating their 44-year-old widow tenant to death over suspicion of theft in south Delhi’s Mehrauli area.
The deceased identified as Manju Goel was living in a rented house in Mehrauli area for the last six months. She was working as a domestic help to earn her daily needs.
According to the family, her landlord Satish Pahwa accused Manju of stealing huge cash from the house, following which, the landlord thrashed her mercilessly.
Manju’s brother accused Satish Pahwa, his son and other members including maid of murdering his sister.
“Pahwa family accused my sister of stealing Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh in cash. Even they took Rs 60,000 of her savings claiming that they have recovered their money,” the victim’s brother said. They called a doctor for treatment at home, however, Manju succumbed to her injuries on the same day.
Police have arrested Satish Pahwa and his son.