Pregnant woman allegedly raped and murdered in Kundapur

Pregnant woman allegedly raped and murdered in Kundapur

KUNDAPUR : In a shocking incident reported from Gopadi Beach Road area here on April 11, Saturday evening, a pregnant woman who was all alone in her house was allegedly raped and murdered during broad daylight.
The deceased woman is Indira Mogaveera (30). She was three months pregnant. Though police have arrested one person in connection with the case his name has not been divulged.
Indira was residing in an isolated house close by the sea side in Beejadi Gram Panchayat limits. She was married five years ago and is already the mother of a two and half year old baby boy. Her husband a fisherman in Malpe used to visit her once in a week or month. Indira’s elder sister Girija and her daughter Pratima also stayed with her. It is learnt, on Saturday evening both Girija and Pratima had been to the nearby cashew plantation to pluck cashew when Indira had been to the shed adjoining the house to arrange the fire wood. It is learnt at this juncture the strangers barged in raped her and then killed her after crushing her head with a stone.
A neighbouring woman who happened to pass by has reportedly seen the accused flee and has identified them. Police have arrested a youth from Beejadi in connection with the incident.


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