Delhi fashion designer, maid found dead in Vasant Kunj home

In a shocking incident, a 53 year old Delhi fashion designer and her maid were found dead at her residence in Vasant Kunj Enclave of southwest Delhi on Wednesday night.

The fashion designer has been identified as Mala Lakhani and her maid as Bahadur. Police have arrested three people in connection with this murder case, including a tailor employed by Lakhani.

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Murder representative image. Photo courtesy of Simon Howden/

As per the police reports, the tailor and his two friends killed Lakhani as she had not cleared his dues. When the fashion designer shouted for help, her servant came to rescue her but was also stabbed. They were stabbed brutally with sharp-edged weapon and were lying in a pool of blood when the police reached the spot on Thursday morning.

The bodies of fashion designer and the servant were sent for post-mortem. Mala Lakhani used to run a fashion boutique in Green Park.

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