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Police grapple to crack murder of Ola Cabs CEO’s grandmother, aunt

Police are grappling to crack the murder of the grandmother and aunt of Ola Cabs CEO Bhavish Aggarwal in Ludhiana, nearly a week after the two women were found dead in their Ludhiana residence.

india Updated: Feb 04, 2016 11:24 IST
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Police are grappling to crack the murder of the grandmother and aunt of Ola Cabs CEO Bhavish Aggarwal in Ludhiana

Police are grappling to crack the murder of the grandmother and aunt of Ola Cabs CEO Bhavish Aggarwal in Ludhiana, nearly a week after the two women were found dead in their Ludhiana residence.

Pushpawati Aggarwal (84) and her daughter-in-law Dr Sarita Aggarwal (55), a gynaecologist were found dead in their house at the Sher-e-Punjab Colony in Ludhiana on January 9. They are suspected to have been bludgeoned to death.

Police sources said that a maid working for the family has come under the scanner after she made a call to police before the murders were suspected to have been committed.

Police sources said the help, identified as Pooja, called up the PCR around 1 pm and told cops about the murders. The autopsy report revealed that the two women were killed between 1.30 pm and 2 pm. Also, it was Pooja who called up relatives of Dr Aggarwal and told them about the killings.

Though police had detained Pooja for questioning they had to release her following protests by slum dwellers, who accused cops of harassment.

Police have also grilled a driver, who was sacked by the family some months ago.

Punjab Agricultural University police station in-charge sub-inspector Surinder Chopra said the investigation was on in the case.

Bhavish Aggarwal launched the taxi aggregator -- popularly known as Ola -- in 2010 and is now one of the most successful start-ups in India.