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Woman raped, killed in Wokha
Published on 23 Aug. 2009 12:40 AM IST
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In a shocking incident, the body of a 30-year-old woman, reported missing since August 21 evening, was discovered without clothes in a jungle below New Ralan, Old Ralan and Chandalusung village junction, under Wokha district Saturday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m. According to a report, the woman, from the Lotha community was married to one Muslim. It was strongly suspected that she was gang raped and murdered by some Muslim labourers. It was reported, that on August 21 at around 3 p.m., some Muslim labourers had gone to the house of the victim and asked her to follow them as her husband had called for her. However, when the woman did not return home, people began searching for her. Finally, after a frantic search they discovered nude body of the victim with her hands tied around her neck. Five persons have been detained in NAP outpost at Ralan in this connection. An irate mob set fire to a truck while the situation in the area remained tense, sources said. The police was yet to arrive at that spot till the time of filing this report. (Staff Reporter)

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