Minor Girl Raped, Killed in Madhya Pradesh

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  • Five year old raped and murdered in Hoshangabad district, MP.
  • Victims family registered a complain against the accused.
  • Accused charged unde POCSO Act, at the Sohagpur police station.

Madhya Pradesh: A five year old minor was raped and strangulated to death in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district, the police informed on Monday. Sohagpur police station’s inspector Vikram Rajak informed the girls body was found on Saturday wrapped in a cloth on the roof of her house in Sohagpur area, located about 50 km from the district headquarters.

Preliminary reports have confirmed the rape and murder.The police have picked up a person living in the victim’s neighbourhood and he is being questioned, officials informed.

As per the information given by the family, the girl went missing in the noon at 3pm. Since she didnt return for a long time, the parents of then lodged a missing complaint. Police officials have registered a case against the unidentified culprit under sections for rape and murder as well as relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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