Woman brutally murdered in Tikrikilla

Shillong, Oct 17: In a gruesome incident reported from West Garo Hills’ Tikrikilla area, a woman identified as J. Marak was found brutally murdered and beheaded by unknown miscreants outside her residence.

According to the FIR, registered at Tikrikilla Police Station, the victim’s daughter and son-in-law reportedly told the complainant, identified as Jewelson Marak (victim’s elder brother), that 5-6 persons had forcibly entered their residence at around 11-11:30 pm yesterday.

The victim’s daughter, S. Marak and son-in-law, Sanju Sangma reportedly told the complainant that the accused persons ‘threatened them not to come out from their home.’

The victim was allegedly dragged out of their residence, the duo told the complainant, following which they said that they heard gun shots.

The FIR states that after this episode, the accused persons left the scene of crime and fled.

“Family members of the victim came out from their room and unfortunately spotted the dead body lying on the ground in the courtyard with blood soaked in her body,” it read.

The family members reportedly found later that the victim was beheaded and her head was ‘misplaced from the body.’

Further information on the matter is awaited.