A senior citizen was brutally killed by unidentified assailants in the Nandanvan area here on Saturday, police said.
According to police sources, the deceased woman has been identified as Devaki alias Devkabai Jeevandas Bobade. Bobade, a retired medical officer, was found with her throat slit and mouth stuffed at her residence near Gayatri Convent.
The assailants appeared to be broke into her house sometime in the afternoon when she was alone, tied her hands and legs and stuffed a cloth in her mouth before slitting her throat.
The police suspect that robbery was the motive, sources said, adding that case of murder was registered at Nandanvan Police Station. Further investigations are on