The charred body of a 23-year-old woman has been found in West Tripura district, police said on Saturday. The body of the woman was found in a paddy field in Rangacherra village on Friday, Mohanpur Sub-divisional Police Officer Kamal Bikash Majumder said.
The deceased's father alleged that a neighbour, a driver by profession, raped and burnt his daughter to death, a police officer said.
Based on a complaint lodged by the woman's father with the Sidhai Mohanpur police station, the accused driver has been arrested, he said.
"The body has been sent for post-mortem examination. A case of unnatural death has been registered," Majumder added.
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