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Mah: 5-yr-old dies after suspected rape in Ahmednagar district

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmednagar 

A five-year-old girl from a family died after allegedly being raped in district of Maharashtra, police said Sunday.

The incident at Karegaon village, 58 km from here, led to protests by organisations in parts of the district.

According to police, the girl and her sister went outside their home to relieve themselves Saturday afternoon.

After they returned, the girl suddenly took ill.

She was taken to at Shrirampur where she was declared dead, said Sub Divisional

The doctors informed police that the girl could have been sexually assaulted as there were small injuries to her private parts.

Police sent the body for autopsy and registered a case of rape and culpable homicide not amounting to murder under the IPC against unidentified culprits, the said.

The girl's parents are daily wagers.

organisations gave a call for shut-down in Shrirampur Sunday to protest the incident. Many shops and commercial establishments in the town remained closed.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 21:05 IST