Thediscovery of the body of a teenager hanging from a tree in No. 1 Chakla area inGohpur on Saturday has sent waves across the area. It is suspected that theteenager was raped and murdered before her body was hung.
"Primafacie it appears to be a case of rape-cum-murder. However, all facts can beascertained only after the postmortem report is handed over to us," said apolice officer.
"Itlooks like that she has been strangulated and thereafter, her body was hanged inthe tree," said a local. Reportedly, there were no other external injury marksvisible on the body.
Thelocals held a protest and demanded immediate arrest of the still-unidentifiedaccused.