The body of a girl who went missing on September 26 at a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur Dehat district has been found reportedly mutilated in a field. Two men, both relatives of the girl’s family have been arrested, the police said.
The parents of the minor whose body was found have alleged she was raped before she was murdered.
The police said they have sent the body parts for an autopsy, adding they are investigating the crime. The girl was from the Scheduled Castes community, so are the accused.
“The girl’s father said they had a land dispute and two men who threatened them have killed her minor daughter. We have arrested the two and are questioning them,” said Kanpur Dehat Superintendent of Police KK Chaudhari.