IMPHAL, Feb 6 � A 40-year-old widow was found dead at Kangkap Centre public ground in Churachandpur district early morning on Monday, police said.
The naked body of the middle age woman was found about 100 yards away from Churachandpur police station.
The police said prima facie she had been raped and murdered by unidentified persons. An investigation in connection with the murder has been started.
Meanwhile, a cadre of the militant outfit HPC (D), a faction of the Hmar People�s Convention, was killed by suspected militants of a rival faction today.