Woman killed after being gang-raped
GAIGHAT: A mute woman was murdered after she was gang-raped at Rampur, Thoksila of Udaypur on Monday morning.
The body of Krishna Kumari Katuwal, 40, of the locality was recovered from Kalikhola Community Forest.
She was hit on the head with sharp boulders leading to her death, said District Police Office Udaypur DSP Surendra Gurung. “We suspect that her body was thrown on the river banks after she was murdered in the forest,” said DSP Gurung.
The family of the deceased started to search her whereabouts after she didn’t return home till late evening from the forest.
She had gone there to collect fodder. “We have initiated investigation into the incident and the perpetrator/s will be held soon,” claimed DSP Gurung. The body has been sent to District Hospital for post-mortem.