3-year-old allegedly raped and murdered by uncle in Karnataka

The accused allegedly dug a pit and dumped the body in a sugarcane field after raping and murdering her.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
3-year-old allegedly raped and murdered by uncle in Karnataka

Bwlagavi: In a shocking incident, a three-year-old girl was reportedly raped and murdered on Thursday evening in Belagavi in Karnataka. The child was allegedly raped and murdered by her uncle Uddappa Ramappa Ganiger in Kurubagodi village of Karnataka's Belagavi district.

The police have arrested Ganiger in connection with the case. He had allegedly taken the child from her home to a sugarcane farm while promising her chocolates and raped her before murdering her. 

The accused allegedly dug a pit and dumped the body in the same field.

Police have recorded the statements of the child’s parents. Investigation into the case is currently underway.