45-Year-Old Woman Found Murdered In Punjab, Son Is Suspect: Police

The woman was allegedly murdered with a sharp-edged weapon and her face was disfigured with repeated blows, police said.

45-Year-Old Woman Found Murdered In Punjab, Son Is Suspect: Police

A case of murder was registered against victim's son, police said (Representational)

Phagwara:

A 45-year-old woman was on Sunday found murdered in an open plot near Punjab's Khothran colony, police said.

Behram Station House Officer Rajiv Kumar identified the victim as Urmila Devi, a resident of local Onkar Nagar.

A case of murder was registered against victim's son Deepak on a complaint of Urmila's daughter Rekha, he said.

Deepak is on the run but will be arrested soon, the SHO said.

The woman was allegedly murdered with a sharp-edged weapon and her face was disfigured with repeated blows, he said.

The face was smashed and her family members had a hard time in recognising her, he said.

The motive behind the murder was being investigated, he said.