THE BODY OF A 22-YEAR-OLD DALIT WOMAN WAS RECOVERED FROM A FIELD IN NAURIA AREA OF PILIBHIT DISTRICT
The charred body of a 22-year-old Dalit woman was recovered from a field in Nauria area of Pilibhit district on Wednesday.The young woman, adentified as Pooja, had married Nishant belonging to an upper caste barely two months back .
The body was spotted in the fields by some villagers who informed police about it.Pooja’s parents alleged that she killed as they belonged to upper caste and did not like her.
Pooja had eloped with Nishant on April 14 and married him but their relationship was not approved by his family.Prima facie it appeared that the woman was strangulated and then set on fire as a wire was found tied around her neck.
A case has been registered and Pooja’s brother-in-law was detained.Meanwhile, a 30-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by three of her neighbours in Lisadhi Gate area of Meerut.
According to reports, Taj Mohammad, Mazid and Imran entered the woman’s house on Monday night when she was all alone and raped her.The woman narrated her ordeal to the police on Tuesday but they refused to lodge a complaint. Later when the family of the victim petitioned their case to senior police officials a case was registered.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the matter was fake and the further investigations in the case are on,’ the police said. The cops said after the investigation was completed the police will decided the further course of action.
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