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Missing five-year-old boy found murdered in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 18:22

New Delhi: The body of a five-year-old boy, who was missing for three days, was recovered from a pit here early Sunday, said police.

The body of the boy, identified as Rohan, was recovered from the pit around 3 a.m. from Kushak village in north Delhi`s Swaroop Nagar area.

"One of the villagers informed police after he found the semi-buried body of the victim inside the pit," said a police officer.

The victim, a lower KG student, was missing since March 7 and a case had already been registered by his family members, said the officer.

"Rohan`s skull was fractured. Prima facie it seemed to be a case of personal enmity as the victim`s family did not get any ransom call. The body has been sent for post-mortem," he said.

During investigation, the victim`s father, Chandrabhan, who hails from Uttar Pradesh and works as a driver here, told police that he had no personal enmity with anyone.

"A case of murder has been registered and questioning is on with the victim`s relatives and neighbours. No one has been arrested yet," added the officer.


First Published: Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 18:22
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