A 42-year-old woman was bludgeoned to death after she reportedly resisted a molestation attempt by a youth in Mahasamund district in Chattisgarh, police said on Friday. The accused, identified as Chintamani Patel, 20, was a friend of the woman’s son and residents of the same village.
The incident took place on Wednesday night in a village under Basna police station area of the district. “On Wednesday night, he landed at his friend’s house call him for watching over his harvester, which was parked in a nearby field. The victim told the accused that his son was not at home. The woman then accompanied the accused as it was late and he was going alone,” said Lekhram Thakur, Station House Officer (SHO) Basna reports Hindustan Times.