A woman who died from her injuries in a “unprovosed attack” by a group of men who had gone for a walk in Mumbai’s Guntur area, a district where women are barred from work, has been identified as the mother of two children.
A senior police officer said the woman had two children aged between two and six.
The woman was rushed to a hospital after a group including five to six people, including three of them, went for a stroll in Guntu district, a suburb of Mumbai, police said on Monday.
The women had gone to a nearby park on Sunday night.
Police said the group attacked the woman with a hammer and “assaulted” her and her family.
“The woman’s son and her husband were seriously injured in the attack and rushed to the hospital.
They were later shifted to a local hospital for treatment,” said an officer.”
We are still verifying the cause of death of the woman,” the officer said.
The police officer added that the woman’s body had been sent to the police for postmortem.
The incident took place in Gunta area, about 15 km (9 miles) from the city.
The area is one of Mumbai’s busiest tourist areas and home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Golden Temple, the Taj Mahal and a temple that houses the Lord Shiva.