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Dalit woman labourer raped, murdered in mill owned by BSP MLA

Police said they were searching for a labour contractor, Khurshid, who has been absconding since the incident.

Published: 18th June 2016 12:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2016 12:43 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

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

Police suspected that she had been raped before being strangulated to death yesterday 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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