She is the mother-in-law of the advocate general of Punjab and initial reports from the police have confirmed that she must have been raped before the murder. The woman, Gurbal Maninder Mann's death has shocked the community.
The body was found to be semi-nude and reports have pointed out that the crime must have been comitted five days ago, that explains the decomposed state the body was found in. The police have ruled out any forced entry into the house where she was living alone.
The body was found by advocate general Rupinder Khosla who came to visit Mann's house. The police are investigating the matter further and waiting for the post-mortem report to nail the killers.