New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) A 97-year-old woman was robbed and strangled to death allegedly by her relative in northwest Delhi’s Maurya Enclave area, police said Friday. Also Read - Delhi Violence: SC Lawyer Files FIR For Immediate Arrest of Tahir Hussain; Death Toll Touches 42 | Highlights

The incident occurred on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, they said. Also Read - India Committed to Strategic Partnership With US, President Kovind to Donald Trump | Highlights

The deceased, Nathia, a resident of Pitampura, was missing since Sunday, following which her son Babu Ali filed a missing report at the Maurya Enclave police station, the police said. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election Updates: 57.06% Voter Turnout Recorded; Polling Concludes

The body of the woman was sent for postmortem at the Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Aslam Khan.

The accused, Firoz (22), was arrested and the woman’s gold earrings and silver bangles were recovered from his possession, another officer said.

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