The victim Shakuntala had gone out to collect grass last
evening but did not return home. Later, the villagers found
her half-naked body in the well at Baheri village, they said.
Enraged over the incident, villagers blocked the road and
refused to hand over her body to the police.
After the intervention of senior police officials, the
villagers were pacified and agreed to hand over the body.
Muzaffarnagar: Tension prevailed at a village
here in the district after a body of a woman who was allegedly
raped and strangled to death was found in a well, police
First Published: Thursday, November 05, 2009, 13:17