Murdered man's sister strangled

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl, whose brother was murdered a few months back, was found strangled near her house here Sunday, police said.

The body of Huma Kausar, a resident of Gokulpuri area in east Delhi, was spotted by a passerby in the morning in bushes near her house, police said.

The body bore strangulation marks on the neck and had injuries on the head, police said. "She lived in her home alone as her brother was murdered a few months back," said a police officer.

Her brother Aftaab was stabbed to death by some people who allegedly molested his sister in April. The investigation in the case was on.

Their parents live away from them.

Police said a mobile phone of the girl has been recovered. They are trying to locate the people whom the girl talked to last.

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