Housewife fights burglar; gets attacked with a knife

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Jammu, October 17: A housewife in Bhaderwah received serious injuries while resisting a thief who attacked the woman with a sharp edged weapon (knife). The thief broke into her house at village Darena on Wednesday Midnight with an intention to commit burglary.

According to police, a thief has been identified as Saqib and was the resident of same locality that falls under the jurisdiction of Bhalla police post. The injured woman is identified as Farida Begum wife of Farooq Ahmed.

As per reports, when the woman came to know that there is a thief in the house, she tried to resist him and in return, the thief attacked her with sharp edged weapon (Knife), causing her grievous head injuries and ran away.

The victim woman was rushed to District Hospital Doda from where she was referred to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). At present, the woman is undergoing treatment at GMCH.


The Police has lodged an FIR at Bhalla police post and bearing Number 107/15 under Section 452 and 307 RPC. Also a manhunt has been launched to nab the thief.

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