Minor girl raped, killed by brother-in-law in AP

Hyderabad: A 10-year-old girl was strangulated to death after being raped allegedly by her brother-in-law (elder sister's husband) in neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, police said on Monday.

At around 10.30 PM yesterday, the accused - K Raju - allegedly raped the minor girl at their house in Mominpet village and then strangulated her to death before fleeing.

Mominpet police has booked a case of rape and murder against Raju following a complaint lodged by the victim's family members.

A man hunt has been launched to nab the accused, who works in a private firm.

Further investigations were underway, police added.