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Minor Dalit girl killed in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Ballia (UP) 

An eight-year-old girl was killed in Vishnupur village here allegedly over a land dispute, police said today.

The incident took place yesterday around 8.00 pm when the girl had gone for grazing the goats, of Police said.

The police said that a land dispute is believed to be the reason behind the alleged killing.

The deceased's father has lodged a complaint in this regard, naming his nephews as accused, he said.

A case in this regard has been registered against the two accused, the SP said, adding that the body has been sent for post-mortem.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 13:15 IST