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Bara woman found dead with slit throat

- PAWAN YADAV, SIMARA

Sep 24, 2018-

A woman was found dead with her throat slit at Balirampur in Kalaiya Sub-metropolis, Bara, on Sunday.

Siyapati Dhobini of Kalaiya-13 was found dead at her sugarcane field near the Pasaha river, said police.

A mother of four, Siyapati had been missing since Saturday. Her family said she had gone to collect grass, but did not return home.

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ranjit Singh Rathour, Siyapati’s body was discovered by some villagers on Sunday. “Her throat had been cut with a sharp-edged weapon,” said DSP Rathour, adding that there were no indications of rape. Police have opened a murder investigation based on the wound sustained by Siyapati.

No arrests had been made as of late Sunday afternoon. Siyapati’s husband Rambalak Baitha is out of the country for employment. She had been living with her son and three daughters.

DSP Rathour said Siyapati’s body was collected and taken to the District Hospital in Kalaiya for post-mortem.  Murder cases have increased in Bara district in the last few years.

As per the records at the District Police Office, 79 people were murdered in the last fiscal year, 55 people the year before. Since July 17, the beginning of the current fiscal year, 17 people have been murdered in the district.

Published: 24-09-2018 07:57

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