Jammu- A 27-year-old woman was stabbed to death inside her home allegedly over a family feud in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
Shilpa Shama was alone at her Mahanpur residence when an unidentified person broke in and repeatedly attacked her with a sharp-edged weapon, they said.
The assailant was later identified as her relative Om Parkesh (34) and arrested, a police official said, adding that a family dispute is said to be the cause behind the murder.
A case was registered and further investigation is on, the official said.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.