A 94-calendar year-old retired External Affairs Ministry official was attacked and his 88-year-aged spouse stabbed to dying throughout a theft bid at their residence in southwest Delhi’s Safdarjung Enclave, law enforcement claimed on Sunday.
B R Chawla and his wife Kanta Chawla lived on your own following the dying of their two young children a handful of yrs ago.
The incident took spot close to 9 pm on Saturday when the just lately-appointed protection guard of their creating arrived at their home with his two-three associates, the law enforcement said.
In accordance to police, the safety guard and his associates barged inside the Chawla household, overpowered the pair and pressured them to sit on a sofa.
When Kanta Chawla tried using to resist the theft bid, one of the accused stabbed her with a sharp object. She grew to become unconscious and fell on the sofa, a senior police officer claimed.
The gentlemen then went to their bedroom and managed to flee immediately after having absent all the cash and jewelry kept in their cabinet, he said.
When his wife was lying injured, the guy managed to go outside the home to warn the neighbours who educated the People Welfare Association president.
The girl was taken to a close by medical center where by she succumbed to the accidents, he said.
A scenario has been registered and groups have been shaped to arrest the culprits, law enforcement explained, incorporating that CCTV cameras are also remaining scanned.