first_imgNew Delhi, Sep 21 (PTI) A 27-year-old woman and her two minor children were found murdered at their residence in West Delhis Raghuvir Nagar area today. The victims were identified as Shabnam, her daughter, Khushi (6), and son, Imran (8). While Shabnam was allegedly attacked with a sharp pointed object, suggested by a mark on her throat, the children were strangulated to death, said a police officer. Shabnams three other children – two daughters aged two years and four years, and a nine-month-old son – were found sleeping peacefully on the bed next to the three bodies. Shabnams husband, Zafar, is a trader and works at Jaipur. He usually comes home every weekend but delayed his visit by two days this week. When he came home around 6.15 am today, he found the main door of the one-room apartment bolted from outside. He rushed inside and found his wife and two children lying on the floor, said the officer. Zafar raised an alarm and neighbours gathered at their house immediately. Later the police was informed and a case of murder was registered. The police have not been able to find out the weapon of offence yet. It remains a mystery as to how the three children were sleeping peacefully in the same room, in which three persons were murdered suspectedly in their presence, said the officer. A crime team was rushed to the spot, which collected evidences from the spot and several relatives and neighbours were questioned by the cops till evening. Investigation of the case is underway, the officer added. PTI DEY RGadvertisementlast_img

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