Juvenile held for rape, murder of Odisha woman in Goa

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Panaji: A juvenile has been arrested for alleged rape and murder of a 28-year-old woman from Odisha earlier this month. This was informed by Deputy Superintendent of Police Edwin Colaco on Friday.

According to sources, the decomposed remains of the victim was found in a forest area near Porvorim in North Goa district on February 10. Following this, police had registered a case and launched a probe into the incident.

However, police apprehended one of the accused, who is a Juvenille, while another remained untraceable. Police arrested and booked the juvenile accused under Sections 302 (murder), rape (376) of the Indian Penal Code on Thursday,

Meanwhile, a manhunt has been launched for the other accused who is reportedly absconding.

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