Minor girl raped, murdered in Saharanpur

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Fatehpur Kala village of the district, following which a youth has been arrested, police said on Friday.

Updated: Feb 08, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh): A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Fatehpur Kala village of the district, following which a youth has been arrested, police said on Friday.
The girl was playing outside her house in Fatehpur Kala village in Naagal area when a 19-year-old youth, identified as Bobby, abducted her last evening, SP City Dileep Shrivastava said.

The accused raped the minor and later dumped her body in a nearby field, he said, adding that the villagers found the body late at night.

The accused has been arrested and a case under various sections of the IPC has been registered against him, Shrivastava said.

Post-mortem reports confirmed that the minor was raped, he added.

PTI