New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The police on Thursday claimed it will soon crack the murder case of a retired health officer, Vijay Kumar, who was found murdered in east Delhi’s Samachar Apartments.
“We are working on several angles and will bring the results within 24 hours,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Rishi Pal told IANS.
Kumar, 64, was stabbed to death on Wednesday afternoon at his flat on the third floor of Samachar Apartments in Mayur Vihar area.
The incident came to light when Kumar didn’t respond to the calls of his daughter, Ambily, who works with Rajya Sabha TV and stays in the same society.
After reaching home, Ambily found Kumar’s body lying in a pool of blood with multiple injuries on his body.
The police had on Wednesday said that the assailants were known to Kumar as the entry seemed friendly. The police also found tea cups in the bedroom and no signs of ransacking. The police also said that robbery was not the main intention.
However, a television set has gone missing from the flat of the retired official who stayed with his wife, Vasundhra, 60, who works in the Income Tax department.
A CCTV footage of the apartment has shown a woman in her 30s carrying a television set in her hands.
Kumar had moved to Delhi four months ago and was to turn 65 on Friday.
This was the fourth incident of murder of senior citizens in the national capital within a fortnight.
The role of domestic helps was found in three murders of senior citizens in Kalkaji, Paschim Vihar and Dwarka.