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BJP worker found dead at home in Maharashtra

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 38-year-old woman activist of the was found dead Tuesday at her residence in the neighbouring district, a said.

Some neighbours of Rupali Chavan, of the BJP's Mahila Morcha, got suspicious of the foul odour emanating from her house in Nallasopara area, he said.

They alerted police officials who broke open the door of Chavan's home and found her dead. She had several injuries and burn wounds, the said.

"We suspect that Chavan was killed by an unidentified person two days back," he said, adding that the exact cause of her death would be known after the postmortem.

"We have registered an offence of murder and further investigation is on," he added.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 15:20 IST