According to the police, statements on Tuesday:
“The elderly woman was sleeping on the verandah of her house when she was attacked by the inebriated man.
“She was taken to the hospital where she passed away on Monday,” police officer Rajesh Kumar said by phone.
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Police further added that a suspect in his twenties had been arrested and charged with rape and murder.
“The man said he was innocent,’’ media reports gathered.
According to Wikipedia, Rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India.
In 2012, the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi led to a massive public outcry and tougher laws.