Chandigarh, Jul 3 : The body of a 28-year-old woman was found in a forest area on the outskirts of the city on Saturday, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Reshma, who lived in a slum colony near Chandigarh industrial area.
The woman's body was found with no clothes on and her head was badly crushed, said officials, adding that they also found a stone with blood marks on it close to the body.
The woman had gone missing on Friday afternoon from her colony, they said.
Meanwhile, residents of the slum colony staged a protest alleging that it was the seventh murder of a female from the area in the last five months. They claimed that all the victims were raped before beingkilled and blamed police inaction for the rise in crime against women.
No arrests have been made so far. PTI