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Fashion designer, domestic help stabbed to death in south Delhi, police probe on

Three security guards have been arrested in connection to the murders, and are being investigated, said police.

New Delhi: A 53-year-old woman and her domestic help, 50 were found murdered at her residence in Vasant Kunj Enclave of southwest Delhi, police said on Thursday.

Police said the two were stabbed with knives late on Wednesday night. They were found on the floor, in a pool of blood, when a police team arrived early on Thursday after being informed of the incident.

The deceased has been identified as Mala Lakhani, a fashion designer who ran a boutique in Green Park. Three persons have been apprehended in connection with the incident, Devender Arya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest), said.

The bodies have been sent for postmortem, further investigation is in progress. “It was a friendly entry. Primary investigation suggests robbery as the house items were found scattered,” said police officer Ajay Chaudhary.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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