Mystery shrouds Delhi woman's death, three held

Last Updated: Sat, Oct 26, 2013 18:30 hrs

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances here after an altercation with her neighbours, said police Saturday, adding three women were arrested and hunt was on for two male accused.

Kamlesh Mahana of central Delhi's Patel Nagar was declared dead at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital around 1.25 a.m. Saturday after her health deteriorated following a heated argument with her neighbours Friday evening.

"There was a dispute between Kamlesh and her neighbour, Seema Kohli, for sometime over a case of molestation that Kohli's daughter had registered against the former's son, Arun," said a police officer.

According to police, a verbal spat broke out around 5 p.m. Friday between Kamlesh and Seema who was accompanied by her daughter and a relative, Muskaan.

The verbal spat soon turned into a scuffle during which Kamlesh fell. Other neighbours informed police around 5.30 p.m. who then rushed her to hospital.

Police have registered a case of culpable homicide and arrested Seema, her daughter and Muskaan while hunt is on for two men who were also involved.

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