You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Body of 3-yr-old girl found, police suspect rape before murder

Press Trust of India  |  Rajkot 

The body of a 3-year-old girl was found from the site of an abandoned college building here today, two days after she went missing, with the police stating that there was a possibility she was raped before being murdered.

"The body of the girl was found from an abandoned college building, not far from where she went missing after her uncle dropped her on Friday afternoon at a construction site where her parents work," an of station here said.

"Her injuries reveal that her head was smashed on a hard surface. There is a possibility of her being raped before being murdered, though it will be known only after we receive the post mortem report," the said.

The victim's parents are tribals from Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh and worked in as contract labourers, police said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 19:30 IST