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Seven held for 10-year-old Magadi girl's murder

Magadi police solved the murder of a 10-year-old girl with the arrest of seven people, who are relatives of the girl.

Published: 05th March 2017 04:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th March 2017 04:10 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU:  Magadi police solved the murder of a 10-year-old girl with the arrest of seven people, who are relatives of the girl.

It was suspected to be a case of human sacrifice as the girl, Ayesha, was found murdered in a canal in Hosahalli in Magadi on Friday. 

A senior police official said based on information given by Ayesha’s father Mohammed Nurulla Gulab, the relatives were detained. Police said the arrested people and the girl’s parents were in a dispute over property. During interrogation, the seven confessed to the murder.

“We are probing all the angles,” a cop said.

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