- Woman attacked by a man with an axe while walking home near Ludhiana
- Dies after being struck repeatedly near her neck and chest
- The accused then makes a video next to her body; surrenders to the police
According to the police, Maninder Singh, the accused, attacked Ms Kaur with an axe and struck her repeatedly near her neck and chest till she died. It is not known how many people were present at the time of the incident.
The accused, seen in a fluorescent yellow t-shirt, then took out his phone and made a video of the woman who was lying in a pool of blood. He then went on to focus the camera on himself and uttered a few words before the video ended. "He made a video of himself standing next to the body of the woman, after he committed the crime," confirmed a policeman.
Maninder Singh then called the police and confessed about the murder. Dhruman Nimbley, the Deputy Commissioner Police in Ludhiana told news agency PTI that, "The accused informed the police control room after the incident, following which he was arrested".
"A case has been registered at the police station in Dehlon based on the complaint of Lakhwinder Kaur, Sarbjit's daughter," Mr Nimbley said.
The investigation is currently under way.
(With inputs from PTI)
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