Six-year-old raped, killed; accused arrested

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 12: A six-year-old tribal girl, hailing from Madhya Pradesh, was allegedly raped and killed by a youth from her own community in Samba district, a police official said today.

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The 21-year-old accused, identified as Vishal alias “Chotu”, son of Badlu of MP, at present SIDCO Phase 3rd Samba was arrested and booked in the case registered under FIR Number 363, 376 and 302 IPC and 4 POCSO Act with Police Station Samba, the official said.
The incident took place at a slum inhabited by a group of labourers from Madhya Pradesh in the industrial area of Rakhamtali late on Monday.
The accused lured the girl, allegedly raped her and later strangulated her to death, the official said.
Further investigation into the case is going on.