Nagaland

19 year old woman found dead in a jungle in Peren district, Nagaland

Punglwa village, Peren: Heningkunglwa police under Peren district, recovered the body of a 19-year-old woman on Friday(2nd August), who reportedly went missing on Thursday (August 1).

The body was found in the jungles of Gaili village in Peren district. The deceased has been identified as Paugumcule, a resident of Punglwa village, which is next to Gaili Village.

According to police, the deceased had disappeared from her home on Thursday (August 1), following which her relatives and villagers conducted extensive search operation.

Her body was later found naked in a jungle under the jurisdiction of Gaili village. The body was taken to Dimapur for post-mortem after which it was handed over to the family members. The post mortem report is awaited, said the police.

Unfortunately, this is the second tragic incident which is happening in the same area. A similar incident took place where a girl was killed in the teak farm last year. Villagers are shocked at the knowledge of this incident.

Speaking to NagalandExpress, police said that investigation is on, more details awaited.