Jamshedpur : A nude body of a 32-year-old woman was found lying at a slum area in Bhalubasa under the Sitaramdera police station area on Wednesday morning.
The body was identified of Anju Munda, a resident of Bhalubasa. Injury marks were found on her chest and on the back. The police suspect it to be a case of rape-cum-murder.
Superintendent of police (city) Kartik S who visited the scene of murder in the morning pressed a sniffer dog so as to trace the killers of the woman who regularly used to move around the locality in a drunken state. The Sitaramdera police station’s officer-in-charge, Deepak Kumar too arrived at the spot.
Kartik said that it is too early to comment whether she was raped or not. The body has been sent to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem.
Kartik said the woman was a divorcee, and would stay with her daughter who was recently married to a man, leaving the victim quite alone.
The police have started an investigation into the circumstances that led to killing of the tribal woman.