Wife of former union minister late PR Kumarmangalam has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in Delhi.
67-year-old Kitty Kumar Mangalam, was allegedly murdered by three people at her residence at Vasant Vihar in southwest Delhi on Tuesday evening.
As per preliminary inquiry, she was suffocated to death with a pillow. It is suspected that attempted robbery was the motive behind the killing.
Meanwhile, Delhi police has detained one person so far in connection with the case. Hunt is on to nab the other two suspects.
“Kitty Kumaramangalam, the wife of late former Union Minister P Rangarajan Kumaramangalam, was murdered at her residence in Vasant Vihar last night. One person has been detained and search is on for two other accused,” news agency ANI quoted Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Ingit Pratap Singh as saying.
Kitty Kumaramangalam was a Supreme Court lawyer.
Her husband had served as an MP from Salem constituency from 1984 to 1996 and Tiruchirapalli constituency from 1998 to 2000.
He had served as union minister of state for parliamentary affairs and law, justice and company affairs between 1991 and 92, Parliamentary Affairs Minister between 1992 and 93, and as the country’s Power Minister in 1998.