Widow raped, killed by father-in-law in Madhya Pradesh village
BHOPAL: A woman was
allegedly raped and killed by her father-in-law at a village in Tikamgarh
distict of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.
identified as Jogeshwar Lodhi, raped his widowed daughter-in-law (22) last
evening in Garoli village under Jatara police station limits of the district,
when she was in the house along with her one-year-old daughter, Jatara Sub
Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) NK Parihar told reporters.
When the victim
threatened to report the matter to police, the accused killed her by hitting on
her head with a stone, he said. The victim’s husband had allegedly committed
suicide by consuming some poisonous substance about three months back, he said.
The woman along
with her daughter had been living with her father-in-law since then, Parihar
said. After the offence, the accused fled from the village. However, he
surrendered before police on Tuesday and admitted that he committed the crime,
Parihar said. Police have registered a case in this regard.