The murders allegedly took place over a property dispute, as per a friend of one of the family members who was killed
Five persons were found dead inside a house in New Delhi's Shahdara district on Saturday morning.
The incident took place in the Mansarovar Park area, ANI reported.
The murders allegedly took place over a property dispute, as per a friend of one of the family members who was killed.
"I got a call that from a friend and got to know about the incident. Four family members and one guard were murdered. Some days ago some tension regarding property dispute was going on," the friend told the press.
A sharp weapon has reportedly been recovered from the spot. It is believed that the same weapon was used to stab the five.
Police is yet to ascertain the motive behind the heinous crime.
The bodies have been sent for the post-mortem.
The deceased include four women Urmila (65), Sangeeta Gupta ( 43), Nupur (35), Anjali (33), and security guard Rakesh (50).