Two sisters found murdered inside Khichdipur residence

New Delhi:Two sisters, aged 20 and 12 years, were found murdered inside their house in east Delhi’s Khichdipur area today.

It is suspected that the victims, Poonam (20) and Swati (12), were strangled to death while they were still asleep in their ground floor residence early in the morning after their parents had left for work, said police.

The incident came to light at around 11 AM.

The prime suspect in the case is a local youth who was allegedly stalking Poonam and had even recently threatened her, police said.

Poonam and Swati lived with their parents Ajit, a security guard, and Rekha, who works at a factory nearby.

A case of murder has been registered and an investigation is underway, police added.