The family members of the deceased woman alleged that she was murdered after rape.
As per reports, the woman was found lying dead near the Government UP School in the village this morning. Her clothes were reportedly in disarray.
The woman was reportedly last seen with one Sunil Majhi (20) of the same village on Saturday evening.
The locals alleged that Sunil was in an inebriated state and he was dragging the woman near her house last evening.
The family members of the woman started searching for her when she did not return home till late in the evening. Her body was found this morning.
The family members of the woman have alleged that she was raped before murder.
On being informed, Thuamul Rampur police reached the village and seized the body for autopsy. They also detained the accused person.
“The body has been sent for post-mortem and an accused person has been detained. Further investigation is under way,” said a police officer.