Dalit woman raped, murdered in paper mill in Muzaffarnagar

A 38-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly raped and murdered at a paper mill owned by a BSP MLA, police said on Saturday.

PTI June 18, 2016 11:10:17 IST
Dalit woman raped, murdered in paper mill in Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar: A 38-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly raped and murdered at a paper mill owned by a BSP MLA, police said on Saturday.

Police suspected that she had been raped before being strangulated to death on Friday in the mill at Jansath road, where she worked as a labourer.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, they said, adding that investigation is underway. Police said they were searching for a labour contractor, Khurshid, who has been absconding since the incident.

The mill is owned by a BSP MLA, they said.

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