A British tourist in her 20s, who had been staying on a houseboat in the Indian portion of Kashmir was found dead on Saturday. Police are holding a Dutchman who was also staying on the boat.
A British woman was found dead in a pool of blood in a houseboat in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Saturday and a Dutchman has been arrested in connection with the incident, police said.
"The woman had multiple stab wounds all over her body and we found a knife next to her," said Afadul Mujtaba, another police officer.
Police said the Dutchman smashed open the door of the woman's room during the night. Later, he fled with only his passport, leaving behind all his belongings, Mujtaba said.
He said the man, who is in his 40s, was later arrested in Qazigund, a town nearly 45 miles south of Srinagar, while trying to escape from the region.
Police were questioning the man, but he has not been charged with anything, Mujtaba said.