Agra, 21 November (IANS). Hours after a 38-year-old female dentist was brutally murdered in her house in Agra, police on Saturday claimed to have arrested the attacker and settled the case.
Police said a private cable operator cut Nisha Singhal’s throat. He went to Kamla Nagar area of the city on Friday at around 4 am to recharge the cable connection at the doctor’s house.
Both the children of the deceased who were witnesses of the crime managed to escape in some way but they were also attacked by the attacker.
Both were attacked with knives and are being treated in the hospital.
Senior police officers apprehended the accused Shubham on Saturday morning after a brief encounter near Kalindi Vihar area on the outskirts of the city.
There is a bullet in the leg of the accused.
Officials said police also recovered a bag full of cash and jewelery from his possession.