Police on Friday arrested a couple in connection with the murder of a 50-year-old woman who was found dead in Saidapet on Thursday. According to police, they killed her as the victim had repeatedly asked them to return the Rs. 50,000 the couple had borrowed from her.

The victim, Vijaya of Pallikaranai, was lured by the couple to Saidapet where they attacked her with a hammer and left her to die. Six sovereigns of the victim’s jewellery and the hammer used in the murder were seized.

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