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20-year-old girl found murdered in Sonepat

A 20-year-old Dalit girl was found murdered at Pinana village, 22km from Sonepat town, in the wee hours of Friday. The victim had gone missing from her home late evening on Thursday, when she had left her house to go to her uncle's house in the same village.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2014 07:45 PM IST

A 20-year-old Dalit girl was found murdered at Pinana village, 22km from Sonepat town, in the wee hours of Friday. The victim had gone missing from her home late evening on Thursday, when she had left her house to go to her uncle's house in the same village.


When dalit girl did not reach there till late night, her mother with some others launched a manhunt and after finding her absent at her uncles' house, they approached the police.

Village watchman spotted the body of the girl near the village crematorium and reported the matter to the police. She had injuries on her head, said the police, which sent the body to the civil hospital for the postmortem.

Mohana station house officer sub-inspector Jagdish Kumar said that a case under 302 (murder) and 201(causing disappearance of evidence) of Indian Penal Code had been registered against unidentified people.

On rape attempt, he said that it would be known after the post-mortem report, but police had begun their investigations.

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