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Missing girl’s body found

The body of a 5-year-old girl, who disappeared under mysterious circumstances from outside her house in north-west Delhi's Bhalaswa Dairy on Monday evening, was found lying in a pool of blood in her locality on Tuesday morning.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2012 12:55 AM IST

The body of a 5-year-old girl, who disappeared under mysterious circumstances from outside her house in north-west Delhi's Bhalaswa Dairy on Monday evening, was found lying in a pool of blood in her locality on Tuesday morning.

The victim was sexually assaulted before the culprits smothered her to death and dumped the body in the lane, the police said. The victim lived with her parents in JJ clusters in Bhalaswa Dairy area.

Romil Baaniya, additional DCP (north-west), said, “We have identified the prime accused who lives in the same locality. We suspect that a friend of the accused was also involved in the crime.”

He said a case of kidnapping, rape and murder had been registered at the Bhalaswa Dairy police station. htc

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