UP: Dalit woman raped, murdered in Rampur district
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Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 14:23
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.


First Published: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 14:23

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