By Our Kokrajhar Bureau
Kokrajhar (Assam), May 9 :A 45-year-old woman was allegedly killed and hung from a tree on suspicion of practicing witchcraft in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.
The incident took place at Mahanpur village under Gossaigaon police station in Kokrajhar district. The body of woman was found on a mysterious condition hanging from a tree at Mahanpur village on Monday morning.
The woman went missing since Sunday evening from her house and recovered her body in the early morning.
Three people have been arrested so far in connection with the incident that took place in Mohanpur village in Gossaigaon police station area.
The arrested have been identified as Sunil Mardi (18),Hopna Hembrom (18) and Prabinson Kisku (30).
Police and the villagers launched a search for the woman and found her hanging from a tree on the outskirts of the village on Sunday night.
Stab wounds have been found on her body leading to suspicion that she might have been killed before being hung, he said, adding that the body was sent for post-mortem examination. Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident and a manhunt has been launched to nab another person, he said, adding further investigation is underway.