Woman's body found in well, murdersuspected

Published: 12th September 2016 06:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2016 06:28 AM   |  A+A-

SAMBALPUR: Tension gripped Gobindtola  area here after the body of a woman was recovered from a well at Bhutapada under Dhanupali police limits on Sunday. The woman has been identified as Muskan Seikh (19) of Gobindtola.  Locals blocked Jail Chowk- Dhanupali Chowk road near Gobindtola bridge for more than one hour  demanding arrest of the culprits involved in the alleged murder of the woman.

Sources said Muskan had  married Imran Seikh (25) of Bhutapada in January this year. However, Imran was allegedly torturing Muskan for dowry. A month back, Muskan and her family members had reported the matter at  Mahila police station here and the issue was settled. However, Muskan’s body was recovered from the well on  Sunday morning. The family members of Muskan alleged that she was murdered by her husband and in-laws.  Later, Muskan’s relatives and the people of Gobindtola area blocked the road by keeping the body in an uto -rickshaw demanding  rrest of Imran and his family members.

Police, led by Sambalpur Sadar  Sub-divisional Police Officer(SDPO) B G Mohanty, rushed  to the spot to take stock of the situation. The impasse was over after police assured the agitators to take action against the accused.   

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