Station House Officer Ashutosh Kumar said the body has been sent for post-mortem and the matter is being investigated.
At least 15 rape and murder cases were reported in 2018 and six such crimes had been reported during the first nine months of 2019.
The court formed the SIT constituting three DIGs - Koraput, Berhampur and Sambalpur after the State Government informed the court that the CID-Crime had closed inquiry into the case.
The woman, who filed the police complaint after she was gang-raped by two youths, brought their village a 'bad name', alleged village elders.
Lahunipara police on Sunday detained three persons, including a juvenile, on charges of gang-raping a minor girl in Tensa area of Sundargarh district.
The police said that the juvenile, who lives in the upscale Sector 51 area, tied her hands and legs to the bed and raped her on Thursday.
The convicts are Parameswar Naik, Jitu Naik and Pabitra Naik and they had gang-raped a woman on June 3, 2017 at Damapur village under Joda police limits.
Nirbhaya's parents approached the Patiala HC to expedite the procedure for hanging of the four rapists, as the two judges hearing the case earlier were transferred.
After hearing the counsel for Chinmayanand and the complainant, Justice Rahul Chaturvedi reserved his order on the bail plea of the former union minister.
According to a complaint filed by Raksha (name changed), her senior Dr Sridhar Srinivasan, a resident of Anjanapura in JP Nagar, allegedly raped her multiple times.
District judge Shama Joshi in Mapusa town of North Goa is hearing the case against Tejpal lodged by his former woman colleague.
The victims' mother sought to quash the order of Palakkad special court (POCSO Act) acquitting all the accused in the case.
Chennithala alleged that the state government is hands-on glove with the accused and the murder was not investigated properly.
The development comes just a fortnight after the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Crime in India 2017 statistics revealed that MP continued to top the country when it came to rape cases.
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Sengar was brought from Tihar Jail, where he is currently lodged, to the lockup in the court on Saturday morning and then produced before the court at around 10:30 am for the hearing.