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UP: Missing woman body found, police suspect rape

Devdiscourse News Desk Muzaffarnagar
Updated: 19-12-2018 17:47 IST

The half-naked body of an 18-year-old woman, who had gone missing for a day, was found Wednesday here, police said, suspecting that she was killed after being raped.

According to Circle Officer SS Negi, the body was found in the sugarcane fields in Salarpur village. It carried injury marks caused by a sharp-edged weapon, he said.

A case was registered in this connection against unidentified persons and a probe has been initiated, the CO said. The body has been sent for post-mortem, he said.

(With inputs from agencies.)