Shillong: In a sensational incident, a body of a young woman (name withheld) was recovered under mysterious circumstances by the East Khasi Hills district Police on the bank of the Umshyrpi river in Mathura Compound of Jhalupara area in Shillong.
As per the preliminary investigations, the East Khasi Hills police suspects that the woman was raped and murdered.
The woman who was in her early 20s was recovered naked.
The victim woman is reported to be a resident of Nongmynsong and was missing since November 30.
According to the EKH Superintendent of Police (City), Steve Rynjah, the dead body was first spotted by local boys during the day on Tuesday, however, the matter was reported to the Police only in the evening hours.