SHIMLA: The physique of a 22-year-old girl lacking for the final 4 days was exhumed in a village in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district on Wednesday, police stated.
A person has been arrested for allegedly burying the girl after killing her, they stated.
The scenario grew to become tense within the Jadla Kohri village underneath the Gagret sub-division after restoration of the physique because the villagers demanded handing over the accused to them.
Una Superintendent of Police Arjit Sen Thakur, who additionally visited the spot, instructed PTI that the girl had been lacking since April 3 and the matter was reported at Gagret police station the subsequent day.
He stated the sufferer and the accused have been recognized to one another for a while and the girl just lately acquired engaged to another person.
Subsequently, the accused killed the girl with an iron rod and buried the physique at a abandoned place, police stated.
The SP stated the accused initially hails from Gyanpur in Uttar Pradesh and was staying at an ashram near the girl’s home.
Throughout probe, police scanned by the decision particulars of the lacking girl and zeroed on the accused.
On being questioned, he confessed to the homicide and recognized the placement the place he had buried the physique, Thakur stated.
The SP stated the physique was exhumed and despatched for autopsy to Tanda Hospital.