Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)
An 82-year-old home alone woman was found murdered at her house in Nagapura in Mahalakshmi Layout on Saturday.
The deceased Kamalamma was living alone after the
death of her husband, while her three children were married and living separately.
The murder came to light on Saturday evening when neighbors noticed no lights in the house of Kamalamma and went to check .
To their shock they found her hands and legs tied and mouth was gagged .
The police based on the alert rushed to the spot and shifted the body for post-mortem.
Going by the initial probe,it was revealed that the assailants are known to Kamalamma and gained entry without much struggle .
The accused had robbed her valuables she was wearing and also ransacked the house to look for other valuables .
The police have verified the CCTV footage from in and around the area to identify the assailants .
The police have formed five special teams to track down the assailants.They police have obtained some vital clues and working on them to crack the case, a police officer, said .
The murder has created a sense of safety concerns among the residents as the news of the murder of home alone elderly woman in broad day light,spread.