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Body of minor girl found in fields; 2 policemen face action

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Body of a minor girl was found from fields at Mohiuddin village in today following which an SHO was suspended for

The 15-year-old girl, daughter of a priest, had gone missing from her house at Krishna Nagar colony on December 26, police said.

According to the victim's father, the police failed to act swiftly in the case as they failed to scrutinise the mobile number given to them by him.

"SHO Modinagar, has been suspended for dereliction of duty, while of Police Rajkumar Singh has been shifted to police head office," SSP H N Singh said.

Heavy security is being maintained in the area given the sensitivity of the case, he said.

has been posted as the new Deputy Superintendent of Police (Circle Officer) of Modinagar, the said.

The body has been sent for postmortem, he added.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 22:40 IST