Six-year-old Telangana girl found dead in sewer pipeline; police suspect sexual assault

In a suspected case of child sexual abuse, a six-year-old girl was found murdered in a sewer pipeline in the Medak district of Telangana on Thursday, a day after she was allegedly kidnapped.

Published: 07th December 2017 01:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 01:53 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: In a suspected case of child sexual abuse, a six-year-old girl was found murdered in a sewer pipeline in the Medak district of Telangana on Thursday, a day after she was allegedly kidnapped.  

The girl, the daughter of a labourer from Bihar who migrated to Muthireddypally in Manoharabad mandal of Medak district, was admitted to a local school. On Wednesday afternoon, a person took away the girl from the school saying that her parents had sent him to bring the child home, police said. When she did not return home by evening, her parents lodged a complaint with the police.

The police, upon finding girl's body in the sewer pipeline on the outskirts of Muthireddypally village, said that she was first allegedly sexually assaulted and was then killed. The police have also taken two persons into custody suspecting their involvement in the case.

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