Muzaffarnagar: Minor girl dies after being raped, bludgeoned with stone

  • PTI, Muzaffarnagar
  • Updated: Jul 17, 2016 14:11 IST
A minor girl died at a hospital after being raped and bludgeoned with a stone in Muzaffarnagar. (Representative image/ Shutterstock)

A minor girl who was bludgeoned with a stone after being raped in Kidwai Nagar area of the city, died during treatment at a hospital here, police said on Sunday.

The 8-year-old victim was playing outside her house when she was kidnapped and raped on July 15.

The accused, Tanzim, allegedly bludgeoned her with a stone, leaving her with serious head injuries.

The accused, who was caught by locals, has been sent to jail by police and a case was registered against him.

Meanwhile, with tension prevailing over the incident, police was deployed in the area and also posted in the residence of the accused as a precautionary measure.

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