New Delhi: Taking place in Punjab on Monday, a 100-year-old woman was found dead in her fields at a village near Patiala. Family member of the woman allege that she was raped before being killed.
The incident occurred at Daub Kalan village in the early hours of Monday morning when the woman was sleeping outdoors. In the morning, when the family realised that she had gone missing, the woman's body was then discovered near the paddy fields. She was partially stripped and was lying in a pool of blood.
"In the morning we found her dead. She had been raped and died because of the wounds in her head," the grandson of the woman said.
Police have filed a case of murder and rape will be added to it later of post-mortem report confirms the ordeal she went through.
"Based on preliminary investigations, we can rule out dispute over property. It could be the work of some drug addicts,' said one police officer.