Kundapur, Oct 2, 2015: In a shocking case reported from Karikodlu in Kundapur taluk, a 19 year old girl has been allegedly raped and murdered on October 1, Thursday night. Police have arrested a person named Manikanta who was found in possession of the girl’s missing mobile phone.
The deceased is Suchitra Naik, daughter of Govind Naik. It is learnt, the girl who worked for a private firm did not return home after work on Thursday night.
Her family’s persistent efforts to get in touch with her by calling her mobile phone went in vain as the calls went unanswered. The body was later found in a sack in a forest area after family members and neighbours launched a search for the girl.
The body of Suchitra bore injury marks and the suspicion is that she was killed using a sharp weapon after raping her. It is learnt, the police could zero in on the accused by tracking Suchitra’s mobile phone which was with him.