Ranchi: Body of a 18 year old girl was found from a farm located adjacent to NH 75 at Murma village under Mandar Police Station area of this district. Locals suspected that the girl was first raped and later she was murdered. Upon receiving information a police team reached the spot and sent the body for postmortem.
Family members said that the girl had left on Tuesday evening to visit her relatives at Brambe but she failed to reach there and even return home after which a search was conducted but she could not be found. On Wednesday morning her body was formed in the field. Miffed over the incident locals blocked traffic movement on the NH for a couple of hours but called off their agitation after the intervention of the police. The face of the victim also consists of injury marks police said. Further probe was on.