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Minor girl raped and murdered

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Mandi Gobindgarh town in this district of Punjab, police said.

india Updated: Feb 02, 2009 10:04 IST

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Mandi Gobindgarh town in this district of Punjab, police said.

The girl went missing last night, following which a search was conducted in which her body was on Sunday recovered from a godown at Bidhi Chand Colony of Gobindgarh.

Nine-year-old daughter of Ram Milan, who hails from Bihar, left home to attend a religious ceremony last night at around 9 pm. When she did not return home till late night, the family went out in her search, police said adding the girl's mother today found her body from a nearby godown.

During preliminary investigations, it was found that the girl was first raped and then murdered, sources said.