A Ragpicker #Raped and Murdered in #Mumbai

Mumbai, Jan 02, 2014

A 55-year-old woman, known to be a local ragpicker was raped and murdered by an unidentified person late on Tuesday. The victim’s body, which bore severe head injuries, was found near the BEST bus depot in Ghatkopar(E).

The Pant Nagar police initially registered a case of accidental death. Later, an FIR was registered after the post-mortem showed that the victim was raped and might have been killed to destroy evidence, the police said. Most homeless women all over India are subject to sexual and other forms of physical violence.



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