Dimapur, July 11 (EMN): A decomposed body of a woman was found from a well at Medziphema town in Dimapur on Wednesday afternoon. She was reported to have been missing for a week until her body was found on July 11.
The body was said to have been found wrapped in a bed-sheet and was inside an unused well that was located near her place. The case is suspected to be murder and suspected to have taken place at the victim’s residence. Information available at the time this new report was being filed stated that traces of blood stains and a lock of hair were spotted at her place. The front door of her room was locked from the outside and the window was open, the reports said.
The victim was said to be in her late forties, and was stated to be from the Gorkha community. She was unmarried and was residing alone at ward-8 of Medziphema town. It was learned that she earned a living by doing petty business and had been residing in the town for over ten years.
According to the Gorkha Union of Medziphema, the victim went missing for a week. After receiving complaints from neighbours and relatives about her disappearance, the town’s youth and members of the unit launched a search on July 9.
As the family members had agreed for a post-mortem, the body was brought to Dimapur for necessary formalities, it was informed.
When contacted, the women cell of Medziphema police confirmed the murder, adding that investigations were on.
The Medziphema Town Youth Organisation (MTYO) has condemned the alleged murder and has termed it ‘barbaric and cold blooded’.
The MTYO issued a press release asserting that it would not allow perpetrators of such criminal activities to disturb the ‘congenial’ atmosphere of the town. It stated that the organisation would cooperate with the law enforcing agencies to help maintain peace within its jurisdiction.
The MTYO has requested the authority in concern to leave no stone unturned in hunting down the culprits. The organisation also requested citizens to coordinate with the police so that the guilty persons are brought to justice.