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Missing for 2 days, 8-year-old girl’s half-burnt body found in Jalandhar

In yet another striking incident, half-burnt body of an eight-year-old girl, who had gone missing two days ago, was found at a vacant plot in Gulmarg colony, a few metres away from her house in Jalandhar, on Wednesday. The body was half-naked and her hands had been chopped off.

punjab Updated: Aug 10, 2016 16:14 IST
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DCP Harjit Singh with other officials at the spot on Wednesday.
DCP Harjit Singh with other officials at the spot on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

In yet another striking incident, half-burnt body of an eight-year-old girl, who had gone missing two days ago, was found at a vacant plot in Gulmarg colony, a few metres away from her house in Jalandhar, on Wednesday. The body was half-naked and her hands had been chopped off.

This happened a day after thebody of a seven-year-old boy was found from the almirah of his neighbours in Malko village near Lambra.

On investigation, the police got hold of a CCTV footage from a nearby factory. Police said two migrants were captured dumping the body at the plot. They were taken into custody, said the police.

A forensic team was called on the spot.

Forensic experts inspecting the plot which is used as a dumping ground in the area. (HT Photo)

Three years ago, the girl had been a victim of attempt to rape by a man in his 30s named Raman, who is now absconding.