Uttarakhand: In a gruesome incident, the male servant of a family hailing from Haldwani, Uttarakhand killed one of the house owners after failing to kill the female maid despite repeatedly stabbing her.
As per the CCTV footage, the accused, Santosh, tried to kill the female house-help by repeatedly stabbing her with a knife while she was busy doing the household work in the kitchen. The maid somehow freed herself from Santosh’s clutches and locked herself in a room. With Santosh’s continuous attempt to break the door, Uma, the house owner, rushed to see what the matter was. Hearing Uma approaching, Santosh rushed back to the kitchen and grabbed an iron rod.
When Uma questioned Santosh about the incident, Santosh hit her on the head with the iron rod, killing Uma, after which Santosh escaped the crime scene.
Later when the police arrived, Uma was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The police are further investigating the matter to find the cause behind this, said an official. However, the main accused, Santosh is still absconding.