Muzaffarnagar: A 16-year-old girl was strangled to death by unknown persons in Meerut district, police said on Wednesday.
They said the girl had gone to fields to collect fodder on Thursday afternoon when she was attacked. Her body was found by a farmer.
The girl`s family members have said she had a piece of cloth wrapped tightly around her neck. Her clothes were torn and there were evidences of struggle. They said it was possible that there were more than one person involved in the crime.
Police suspects that the girl was raped. Things will be clear after post-mortem report.
A case has been registered against unknown culprits on the basis of family`s account. The investigations are going on, police said.