Minor girl murdered in Kanpur's Ghatampur, UP deputy CM assures strict action

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Preetinder Singh, Deputy Inspector General, Kanpur (Photo/ANI)
Preetinder Singh, Deputy Inspector General, Kanpur (Photo/ANI)

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 15 (ANI): A minor girl was allegedly murdered by unidentified people in Bhadtras village of Ghatampur in Kanpur on Saturday night, the police said.

Internal body parts of the minor were missing after the body was recovered by the police on Sunday. A complaint was registered by the family members of the six-year-old girl after her sudden disappearance on Diwali night.

"Last night, a missing complaint was registered regarding a six-year-old girl from Bhadras village. On Sunday morning, the minor's body was found lying in the fields," Preetinder Singh, Deputy Inspector General Kanpur said.

Agitated villagers were present at the spot from where the girl's body was recovered.

"We have detained a few suspects named by the family and their interrogation is going on. We're looking at this case from every possible angle," Singh said.

The forensic team collected the samples and sent them for investigation. A dog squad was also present at the location. The police said that further investigation in the matter was underway.

Uttar Pradesh's Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya took cognizance of the murder and said that strict action will be taken in the matter.

"Strict action will be taken against the culprits. Instructed the police to get to the bottom of the case. Strict legal action will be taken after finding the guilty," Maurya said. (ANI)