Missing Meerut girl found dead, three youths held

Three youths have been taken into custody after a missing teenaged girl was found murdered at Khedi Kalayan village of Meerut district, police said today.

Last Updated: Jun 17, 2010, 18:14 PM IST

Meerut: Three youths have been taken
into custody after a missing teenaged girl was found murdered
at Khedi Kalayan village of Meerut district, police said
today.

Rajni (16) had gone missing on Monday from a neaby forest
where she had gone to collect wood, the police said adding her
body was recovered from a field the next day.

The body carried strangulation mark on the neck, the
police said.

Raj Singh, father of the victim, has lodged an FIR in this
connection and the body has been sent for post-mortem, the
police said adding the girl`s uncle has been questioned.

Three youths of the village have been taken into
custody in connection with the murder case.

PTI