A partial skeleton of a six-year-old woman of a Scheduled Caste (SC) neighborhood was found Tuesday from a secluded discipline of her village at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, police mentioned.
Prima facie it appears to be like just like the woman might need been sexually assaulted earlier than being murdered, mentioned an official on the situation of anonymity.
Police have detained three suspects, together with a person named Chandrabhan, his spouse Sudha and brother Sultan, for interrogation, mentioned Additional DCP (South) Ankita Sharma.
She mentioned the woman went lacking on Saturday after she left her home saying that she was going to her uncle’s place which was positioned in the identical village.
After making a frantic search, the sufferer’s household approached police the identical night time and lodged an FIR towards 4 individuals, together with Chandrabhan, his spouse Sudha, brother Sultan and father Ram Prakash for kidnapping the minor from lawful guardianship, Ms Sharma mentioned.
The forensic specialists have been additionally known as to collect scientific proof, she added. Additional DCP (South) mentioned the skeleton was found at a distance of round one and a half kilometres from her house.
“We have determined to discover the rape angle throughout autopsy examination aside from ascertaining the precise reason behind demise. We can’t rule out the potential of the kid being raped earlier than being killed. But, it’s too early to achieve a conclusion,” Ms Sharma mentioned.
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