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Cops crack Dinajpur murder case

A 55-year-old tribal woman was strangled to death by her step son over some family issue
Dinajpur man who killed his step mother has been arrested.
Dinajpur man who killed his step mother has been arrested.
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Kousik Sen   |   Calcutta, Raiganj   |   Published 15.05.22, 01:49 AM

The 55-year-old tribal woman, who was found dead at a village in South Dinajpur district, was strangled to death by her step-brother, senior police officials said here on Saturday.

The victim, who had come to her father’s place under Kumarganj police station, went missing on Wednesday. On Thursday night, her body was found near a temple in a neighbouring village.

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“Her step-brother Robin Tudu killed her over some family issue. He initially hit her with a stone and then strangled her. Robin has been arrested,” said South Dinajpur SP Rahul Dey.

Police sources said Robin had asked for some money from his step-sister, which she refused to hand over.

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