Uttar Pradesh police arrested the accused in Lakhimpur Kheri rape and murder case on August 27. Police claimed to have solved the case with arrest of a man. Lucknow Range's Inspector General, Laxmi Singh said, "The accused has confessed to having committed the crime. Call detail records of the girl showed she was in frequent touch with the accused over the past few months." The incident took place on Monday when the girl had gone to a neighbouring town to fill up an online scholarship application form. Her parents informed the police when she did not return home. The girl was found dead near her house in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district.