Mumbai: A minor dalit girl was allegedly kidnapped, gangraped and then brutally killed in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.
Her body was found in a mutilated state under a tree on Wednesday evening.
Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the case, police said.
On Saturday, hundreds of angry residents held road blockade and other protests in Karjat tehsil of Ahmednagar over the brutal torture, gangrape and murder of the minor girl.
The victim, a ninth standard Dalit girl, had on Wednesday gone to her grandmother's house, located little far away. The girl left on her bicycle but when she did not return after a while, her relatives began calling out to her. Later, they found her body in mutilated state lying under a tree.
Post-mortem was conducted in Karjat sub-divisional hospital and the body was handed over to the family.