Stepmother kills girl, dumps body in a well

May 22, 2013, 13:15 IST | Agencies

A seven-year-old girl was killed allegedly by her stepmother, who threw her body into a well in Haraiya area, police said today.

Shanti, a student of standard III, went missing on May 19 from Dharmpur village, they said.

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During police interrogation last evening, her stepmother Krishnawati allegedly confessed that she strangled the girl, sealed her body in a sack and dumped it in the well, they said.

The girl's body was recovered from the structure after which Krishnawati was arrested.

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