Updated on Feb 16, 2021
In an absolute shocker incident, a Dalit teacher was found dead in a field in Moradabad, UP. She was strangled. It happened in Paipatpura village that comes under Majhola police station limits. Now the area is full of panic.
Senior district police officials including the SSP arrived to investigate said a report in Hindi daily Hindustan. She left home on the morning of February 13 to give students tuitions and had been missing since then. It is believed based on the injury marks that she struggled with those who killed her.
Rape is also suspected. Police are looking at CCTV footage of the area to find out something about the killers. Police officials said the case will be solved soon. Her body was found in a semi-naked state. UP has seen a rise in such crimes for several months now.
In a similar incident reported from Badaun district on January 29, a 35-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped by six men including five minors. The accused also filmed the crime and made it viral. Police later arrested six accused in connection with the crime.
The accused were arrested after the victim approached police after the video went viral. Five of the accused are minors aged between 15 and 17 years old. All five were sent to juvenile home. The sixth accused, who is an adult, and was sent to jail.