Two women were allegedly raped and murdered in Imphal east district of Manipur, police said on Thursday.
The body of 18-year old Okram Tamphasana, who had gone missing on Wednesday along with her relative P Momcha, was found from Keirao area of the district with injury marks. She was bludgeoned to death with a heavy weapon after being raped.
Momcha was still missing, they said.
In a separate incident, Sapam Memton (35) was called out of her home by a friend on Wednesday, who was yet to be identified. Memton's body was recovered from Pukhao area with injury marks on Thursday.
Police have registered cases at Lamlai police station and Irilbung police station in Imphal east district in connection with the two incidents.