MUSSOORIE: Almost a month after a 23-year-old, newly married woman’s body was found hanging from a tree in Mussoorie’s Chuna Khala area, police said on Thursday that their preliminary investigations revealed that it was a supposed case of a gruesome rape and murder.
The unraveling of the incident has left the hill town of Mussoorie shocked.
The deceased was reportedly raped and murdered by nine contractual workers who had come from Bihar and were working in the hill town. The nine had reportedly, raped and killed the woman by strangulating her. The later burnt her face with acid and hung her on the tree to portray the case as suicide.