Yadgir, September 11: In a shocking incident, a woman was raped and killed in Karnataka's Yadgir district just a few days after her engagement, police said on Monday, The 35-year-old victim has been identified as Savitha Rathod, a resident of Mudnal Tanda. She was engaged and was to be married soon. Although the police have taken one suspect, Sachin, into custody, they believe that it might be a case of gang rape.  Uttar Pardesh: Five Policemen Suspended for Negligence in Rape, Murder Case Against BJP Leader Masoom Raza Rahi

The incident took place on September 9 when the victim had gone to her farm in Kanchagarahalli Cross. The villagers found Savitha later with stab injuries on her chest and ear and shifted her immediately to a hospital in Kalaburagi. She however succumbed to her injuries on Monday, the police said. Assam Shocker: 17-Year-Old Girl Gang-Raped, Murdered in Dibrugarh District; Four Including Juvenile Arrested

Preliminary probe revealed that Savitha was orphaned and she was living with her specially-abled brother. An investigation into the case is currently underway.

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