Mumbai: Minor girl raped, murdered; body found 50 metres away from home in Bhiwandi

Published: 23 December, 2019 08:29 IST | ANI | Mumbai

The spot where the girl's body was found is 50 metres away from her house.

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A minor girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Karivali village on Sunday, police said.

"Bhiwandi police station received information from Karivali village at 8:00 am today about a minor being raped and murdered. The senior police inspector and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) reached the spot, which is 50 metres away from the girl's house," Rajkumar Shinde, deputy commissioner of police (DCP), said.

A dog squad team and a forensic team reached the spot. An investigation is underway.

"The accused will be nabbed soon," Shinde added.

As per the initial investigation, the police said the accused person already knew the deceased was a minor.

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