Karwar, March 25: The Uttara Kannada Zilla Christ Horata Vedike on Saturday submitted a memorandum to the Superintendent of Police requesting him to form a special squad to arrest those had strangled and molested a woman.
In the memorandum, the vedike alleged that Joylet, who works in Goa as a nurse, was injured seriously when two persons attacked her when she was returning home at Chendia village last week.
They tried to kidnap her. But when she raised an alarm, she was assaulted and strangled, the vedike alleged.
The vedike leaders alleged that though a complaint was registered in the Karwar rural police station, no action had been taken. They urged the police to book a case for attempting to kidnap, murder and rape against the accused. They demanded that a special team be constituted to apprehend the accused.
Anthon Fernandes, president of the forum, and other office-bearers were present.