Lucknow, Oct 29 (IENews) In yet another shocking incident of sexual abuse, an eight-year-old girl was brutally raped and strangled to death in the state capital, police said on Monday.
The body was recovered from Thakurganj police station area of the capital on Sunday night.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kalanidhi Naithani said that the girl went missing on Saturday evening and the family members lodged a complaint with the police station on Sunday noon.
”The body of the girl was found in the bushes, about 300 meters away from her house. The crime could be the handiwork of some known people to the family,” he said.
”Four police teams have been formed to trace out the criminals by checking the CCTV footage in the area,” he added
The father of the deceased is a fruit seller.