An 80-year-old man was discovered useless beneath mysterious circumstances in his flat in east Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar on Monday and police stated they believe he was killed as his residence was unlocked and valuables stolen.
Okay P Aggarwal lived alone and ran an electronics service-cum-repair store on the bottom flooring of the constructing. His son, who lives in Dubai, known as him on the cellphone on Sunday night time and Monday morning however didn’t get a solution.
The son then requested the supervisor at his father’s retailer to examine on him. However a neighbour discovered Aggarwal on the ground earlier than the supervisor and alerted the police.
There was no seen harm mark on the physique.
Police stated the person was probably smothered to loss of life by individuals who entered into his flat and robbed money and gold jewelry. The principle door of the flat was open.
“The almirah of his room was open and a few articles had been lacking,” stated Jasmeet Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East).
The shutter of his retailer was additionally discovered half-open.
A case of homicide has been registered however the actual explanation for loss of life can be ascertained solely after a autopsy examination. A criminal offense division staff has visited the residence and extra data is being gathered concerning the individuals who used to go to Aggarwal, police stated.
Certainly one of his daughters lives in Indirapuram and the opposite in Bengaluru, they stated.
Police stated they have not discovered any CCTV digicam contained in the constructing however are in search of cameras within the adjoining areas.
That is the second such incident reported within the metropolis.
On Saturday night time, an 88-year-old lady was allegedly killed by a safety guard and his associates throughout a theft bid, whereas her 94-year-old husband, a retired MEA official was attacked by them in southwest Delhi’s Safdarjung Enclave.
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