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 Unlocks Further as Kejriwal Allows Academic Meets in Schools, Colleges With Restrictions | Check Guidelines

The incident occurred on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, they said. Also Read - Coronavirus in India 26 April 2021 Highlights: Situation in India Beyond Heartbreaking, Says WHO Chief

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 - Random COVID Testing Begins at Delhi-Noida Border Amid Spike in Corona Cases | See Photos

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.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.