A woman was allegedly raped and stoned to death by unidentified persons at a religious place Shukartal in the district, police said on Monday.

The 48-year-old woman, who was living in Shukartal for years, was found murdered in a room at the site, they said.

It is suspected that she was first raped and then stoned to death, said police.

Body of the victim has been sent for post mortem, said police.