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Woman rehabilitated during Muzaffarnagar riots found dead

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A 35-year-old woman who was rehabilitated during 2013 Muazaffarnagar riots was found dead under mysterious circumstances at her house in Palda village in the district, police said today.

Afsana was found dead at her house with a rope around her neck, they said, adding the incident took place while her husband was away.

Prima facie it appears that she was strangled to death, according to SHO Subhash Rathor. The body has been sent for postmortem and further investigation is on.

The deceased woman was rehabilitated from Kutba village to Palda village during Muzaffarnagar riots in 2013.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 13:57 IST