New Delhi: A woman aged between 20 to 25 years was allegedly raped and killed in Shahdol of Madhya Pradesh. The identity of the woman is yet to be ascertained. Meanwhile, a case has been registered in this regard, stated an official.

The Inspector General of Shahdol, SP Singh said, “Body of a 20-25-year-old woman was found in the half-naked state, she was raped and then killed with a sharp weapon.”

SP Singh

Inspector General of Shahdol, SP Singh. Photo Credit: ANI.

In yet another case reported from Uttarakhand’s Haridwar last month, a man allegedly killed a six-year-old and then raped her corpse before dumping the body. The accused is a labourer and lived in the same village as the victim. According to the police, the accused is a married man with two children. Reportedly, the girl was playing with her friends, including his son (7) when he ushered her to sit with him under the shade of a tree. Forensic reports suggest that the murder preceded the rape.

(With agency inputs)