UP: Dalit woman raped, murdered in Rampur district

A Dalit woman was allegedly murdered after being gang-raped in Shabhad tehsil of Rampur district.

Rampur: A Dalit woman was allegedly
murdered after being gang-raped in Shabhad tehsil of Rampur
district, around 60 kilometres from here, police said.

The victim`s half clad body was recovered from a field on
Wednesday, they said, adding, the post mortem report has
revealed that she was murdered by strangulation.

Neeraj alias Geeta, wife of Sanjeev, who was a state
appointed `Asha` in the village, was returning along with her
husband after a medical check up, when six persons, equipped
with fire arms, abducted them.

The miscreants looted mobile phones of the couple besides
Geeta`s ear rings, they said, adding, the group later tide
Sanjeev with a tree, before raping her.

As soon as the report of the incident reached divisional
and district headquarters, Inspector General Police MK Bashal
visited the site.

PTI

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