UP: Two men held for abduction, murder of minor girl

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Muzaffarnagar (UP), Mar 12 (PTI) Two men were arrested in connection with the recent abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl in Jansath town here on Friday, police said.

According to SHO D K Tyagi, a probe revealed that - construction labourer Afzal and the house owner Dilshad - were involved as prime accused in the case.

During interrogation, the accused confessed that Aliza alias Pari (4) was abducted and later murdered after a rape attempt failed, the SHO added.

Her body was dumped in a septic tank in the under construction house owned by Dilshad. During a search, the body was recovered from the septic tank on March 6.

Police had registered a case against unidentified miscreants at Jansath town on March 5. PTI CORR HDA