The incident happened in Jorethang in South Sikkim
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Sikkim: Man held for killing 65-year-old woman in Jorethang

Victim was found lying in a pool of blood at her residence on Wednesday morning

Gangtok: The Sikkim police have arrested one Biraj Tamang on the suspicion of killing a 65-year-old woman at Jorethang in South Sikkim. The victim was found lying in a pool of blood at her house in Majigaon, Jorethang on Wednesday morning.

While speaking to media persons, a police official said, “The complaint was lodged by a local resident after the incident was brought to light by the accused. The body was found lying in a pool of blood in a suspicious manner with the woman’s face covered with blood and a towel tied around her neck.”

The accused was taken into custody based on contradictory statements given by him. The police have registered a case under Section 302 (IPC).