Chhota Udepur, January 13: In a shocking case, an 80-year-old elderly woman died after unidentified robbers chopped off her legs to steal her 'Kadas' (anklets). The incident took place on Saturday in Kanalava of Chhota Udepur in Gujarat. Police Station In-charge of Panvad, MK Gosai said, "We have started an investigation with the help of Forensic Scientific Lab (FSL) team and the dog squad." Palghar Lynching: Elderly Man in Vasai Beaten to Death on Suspicion of 'Stealing Pigeons'.
According to sources, the crime came to light when villagers found her body in a farm near her house. Victims both the legs above her ankle were hacked and her silver anklets which were worth Rs 20,000 was missing. later, the villagers filed a police complaint. Patna: Elderly Woman Killed, 2 Others Injured as Girl Learning to Drive Rams SUV Into Several People.
Gujarat: Unidentified robbers killed an 80-year-old woman & chopped off her legs to steal her silver 'kadas' (anklets) in Kanalava of Chhota Udepur yesterday. MK Gosai, Police Station In-charge of Panvad says, "We have started investigation with the help of FSL team & dog squad." pic.twitter.com/FA6I95KYkh
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According to police officials, the elderly woman was sleeping alone in her house. When burglars came they haven't found anything so they dragged the victim to the nearby field and axed both of her legs, where, they killed her to rob her silver anklets. Meanwhile, a case has been registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.