Girl`s body found; suspected to have been raped and murdered

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 - 00:38

New Delhi: The decomposed body of an
eight-year-old girl was found at a locked house in central
Delhi on Tuesday and police suspect that she has been raped andmurdered.

Two minors have been detained in connection with the
incident while further probe was on, police said.
The house at Prem Nagar area of Patel Nagar had been
locked for some time after the tenants of the owner had
vacated it, police said.

The neighbours called the police today after a foul smell
started emanating from the house. Police broke open the lock
and found the body of the girl, they said.

The girl resides in the same area and has been missing
since January 3. Her father works at a printing press.
Police said they suspect that the child has been raped
and murdered.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 - 00:38

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