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Indore: 5-year-old girl found dead in dilapidated building, rape suspected

News Agencies | Updated on: 3 December 2019, 8:24 IST
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A five-year-old girl, who was sleeping with her parents under a bridge in Mhow and later went missing, was found dead in an abandoned building on Monday.

According to Mhow police station in-charge Abhay Nema, the girl was sleeping under the bridge with her parents who are beggars. She was found missing the next morning.

After a complaint was lodged by parents, the police reached the spot and started search operation for the girl.

Hours later, the girl's body was found in a dilapidated building.

The body has been sent for post-mortem after it was identified by the deceased's parents.

"It is suspected to be a case of abduction and rape. We will clear that after receiving the reports of post-mortem," Nema said.

Prima facie, the girl was found strangled to death by the unknown accused.

A case has been registered against the accused and five teams have been formed to ascertain the identity of the accused and arrest him.

-ANI

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First published: 3 December 2019, 8:24 IST
 
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