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Man held for abducting, killing minor girl in 2014

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A 20-year-old powerloom worker was arrested from by Police for allegedly abducting and brutally killing a four-year-old girl from in 2014, police said today.

A said the accused, identified as Abed Mohammad Ajmir Shaikh, allegedly killed the girl after her father demanded Rs 1500 he had lent to Shaikh.

The girl went missing from near her house in in district on April 1, 2014.

Her highly-decomposed and mutilated body was recovered from bushes near her house after three days.

The deceased was identified by her parents on the basis of the clothes she was wearing last, police said.

The accused was traced to Marona in Supaul district of recently, following which he was arrested.

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First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 23:10 IST
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