Muscat: A Keralite woman employed with Hotel Hilton in Salalah, Oman, was found murdered at the place of her residence on Friday. Sindhu (21), a native of Meenakkal in Aryanad, Thiruvananthapuram, was murdered while resisting a robbery attempt, Royal Oman Police said.
The assailant had decamped with the ornaments that Sindhu was wearing at the time of the crime.
The accused, who the police claimed to be an illegal immigrant, was detained from Adam within a span of 24 hours.
The body has been kept at the mortuary of Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah.
The procedures to bring the body back home is under way under the supervision of Indian Embassy councilor Manpreet Singh.