Woman raped, killed in MP

Shajapur (MP): A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped and killed by an unidentified person in the Nishaniya forest area near here, police said today.

The woman had gone to the forest to rear goats where she was allegedly raped and strangulated to death by an unidentified person, Soyatkalan police station in-charge Taresh Soni told reporters today.

When the victim failed to return to her village till late in the evening her family members rushed to the forest area and found her body lying on the ground, following which they informed the police.

The body has been sent for autopsy, police said, adding a case has been registered and further probe is on.