A six-year-old lady, who went lacking on Saturday night, was allegedly raped after which killed in Punjab’s Jalandhar district, police stated. Her physique was discovered from a sugarcane discipline in Hazara village situated on the Jalandhar-Hoshiarpur street on Sunday, they stated.
The sufferer’s dad and mom, who belong to Bihar and work as labourers, on Saturday lodged a criticism about their lacking baby after they failed to search out her dwelling after they returned from work.
Santosh, who stays close to their dwelling and is a distant relative of sufferer’s household, advised them that he took her on a bicycle to get biscuits and later left her again at dwelling.
When the lady’s dad and mom began looking out her in close by areas, Santosh absconded, stated the police.
Later, the household lodged a criticism towards Santosh, stated a police official.
The lady’s physique discovered on Sunday, stated the official.
Preliminary investigations recommend that the lady was raped after which killed.
The physique has been despatched for submit mortem, stated the police.
A case of kidnapping, rape, and homicide underneath the IPC and related sections of the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences Act has been registered, the police stated, including that efforts have been on to nab Santosh.