Minor girl raped and strangled to death in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

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By ETV Bharat English Team

Published : Nov 24, 2023, 7:45 PM IST

Updated : Nov 24, 2023, 10:06 PM IST

Two-year-old girl strangled to death in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

A two-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. Her body has been sent to the SKMCH for post-mortem. Police have apprehended the accused.

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A two-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then murdered in the Meenapur police station area here, police said on Friday. Her body was sent to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) for post-mortem.

Dr Ashok Mandal of the FMT department said that injuries were found in the private parts of the girl.

A police official said that the accused youth had come to his relative's place for a wedding party. "As soon as the accused got the opportunity, he committed the heinous crime. The minor girl started screaming, her mouth was closed and then strangled to death," he added.

"The girl's body was put into a pit in the forest, 500 meters away from the house. We have arrested the accused," the police official added.

Police said that following a complaint by the victim's mother, a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act will be registered in this connection.

A similar case was seen on November 21, 2023, where a minor girl was missing for days. The girl's body was found in the Panapur OP area. Police had said that the victim was gang-raped.

Meanwhile, on November 21, a Haryana police personnel, who was accused of rape by a woman, allegedly died by suicide at his residence six months prior to his retirement.

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