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Mumbai-based woman, her son found dead in Jaipur hotel under mysterious circumstances

The woman, identified as Lajwanti, and her son Ankit, had been staying at Vaishnav Hotel on Kabeer Marg since February 20. They were residents of Bandra area in Mumbai.

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February 25, 2018 9:00 am
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Jaipur: A 60-year-old woman and her 35-year-old son were found dead at a hotel in Jaipur on Saturday. The victims belonged to Mumbai and were visiting Jaipur as tourists.

The police didn’t rule out the possibility that the mother-son duo died of consuming poisonous substance. The police have contacted their family members and are waiting for them to arrive in the city. A postmortem examination will be conducted in their presence.

The woman, identified as Lajwanti, and her son Ankit, had been staying at Vaishnav Hotel on Kabeer Marg since February 20. They were residents of Bandra area in Mumbai.

It has come up during preliminary investigation that Lajwanti and Ankit had come to Jaipur to visit tourist attractions.

When they didn’t open their room till 11.30 am on Saturday, the hotel management got suspicious. They knocked on their door and found it bolted from inside. The hotel officials then informed the police. The bodies were found lying on beds. Both had vomited in the room.

The police are also investigating if they died of some kind of food poisoning.

“The cause of death will be clear only when we get the postmortem report. Further investigation is going on,” said SI Ghanshyam.

First published: February 25, 2018
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