Police suspect the girl might have been raped before she was killed.
- Her parents had lodged a complaint that their daughter went missing on Monday
- Her body was found lying in a vacant plot near a private school
- A case has been registered into the girl’s murder
A five-year-old girl was found murdered in a vacant plot in Haryana’s Panchkula district on Monday, with police suspecting that she might have been raped before being killed, a senior police official said.
The girl’s parents lodged a complaint with the police that their daughter had gone missing from her home on Monday. Later, her body was found lying in a vacant plot near a private school, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Panchkula, Nupur Bishnoi said.
“Investigations into the case are on. We are not ruling out sexual assault in the case. Prima facie, it appears that she was raped,” she said.
Bishnoi said a case has been registered in this regard.
When asked if police had received any clue in the case, she replied, “We will nab the accused soon.”