Udaipur: Rajasthan police have arrested three persons who allegedly chopped off a 65-year-old woman's feet and fled with her jewellery, leaving her to die in a field in Bhoiyon ki Pancholi village.
According to reports, the victim, Bhanwari Bai, lived in Bhoiyon ki Pancholi village near Udaipur and the accused have been identified as Suresh Vagaria, Gopal Vagaria and Nojiram Meena.
The incident took place on the night of September 15, when Bhanwari had gone to the fields to collect grass and when she did not return, her family members started looking for her. They found her mutilated body and the jewelleries – silver kada, nosepin and earrings – she was wearing were also missing.
Police arrested the three men after interrogating more than 100 suspects. They said the accused hit the old lady on her head and dragged her body inside a sugarcane field where they looted her and chopped off her feet.
Police said Nojiram is a repeat offender, who admitted to committing a similar crime in 2005.