Five people including four women of a single family were found dead at their home near Jindal Oil Mills in Mansarovar Park area of Delhi's Shahdara on Saturday.
The police said they received a PCR call at 7:30 am in the morning about the brutal murder of 5 people. All the five bodies were having knife wounds.
All the murdered people were identified as Urmila (65), Sangeet Gupta (43), Nupur Jindal (35), Anjali Jindal (33) and a security guard Rakesh (50).
“Urmila’s husband had died a few years ago and she lived with her three daughters. Two of them were unmarried and one was a widow,” Nupur Prasad, DCP (Shahdara) said.
“All five of them had been stabbed to death. It appears a knife was used in the murder,” the DCP said.
According to the Delhi police, a family of seven brothers was living near Jindal Mills. There was some dispute in the family over a property and police is also probing the property angle.
The Delhi police is trying to find out the motive behind the mass murder and a police team has started manhunt to nab the killers.
More details are awaited.