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Delhi: Fashion designer, domestic help found murdered in Vasant Kunj Enclave

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 15, 2018, 10.05 AM (IST)

A 53-year-old fashion designer and her house help has been found murdered at her house in Delhi's Vasant Kunj enclave last night, news agency ANI reported.

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The deceased has been identified as Mala Lakhani. According to reports, she runs a boutique in Delhi's Green Park area.

So far three people have been detained as police launched an investigation into the matter.

All three accused have confessed to their crime, ANI reported. One of the accused Rahul Anwar was a tailor at Lakhani's fashion designer's workshop.

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"He committed the crime with two of his relatives in an attempt to loot," ANI quoted Joint Commissioner of Police Ajay Chaudhary as saying.

PTI quoted a police officer saying, "The bodies have been sent for postmortem," adding "investigation is in progress."

More details regarding the story are awaited.