In a gruesome incident, a 42-year-old woman and her 12-year-old daughter were found murdered at their apartment in Greater Noida on Tuesday night.
The 15-year-old son of the woman, who is missing after the last night incident is a suspect in the case. The police are searching for him, Station House Officer (SHO), Bisrakh, Ajay Sharma said.
The bodies were found wrapped in a blanket by a police team. They were beaten with a bat and stabbed with a screwdriver. The motive behind the murder is yet to be established.
In a similar incident on November 27, a priest of a temple in a village of Mathura was murdered by unknown assailants, police said. The incident happened in Burja village, under the jurisdiction of Mant police station, Deputy Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar Yadav said.