Teenage girl murdered by youth, rape suspected
The body of a 16-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree in a village in Andhra Pradesh. Cops, however, suspect the girl was raped and killed.
Even as protests continue in different parts of the nation over the rape and subsequent death of a Delhi girl, a 16-year-old girl was murdered by a youth in Andhra Pradesh's Ranga Reddy district.
She was suspected to have been raped by the accused before being killed.
The girl, a student of Class 10, was found hanging from a tree Sunday evening in a farm in Dasarlapally village in Ranga Reddy district.
According to police, the girl, a student of a school at Kandukur, came to the village on a holiday and went to the field for some work. A few hours later, her body was found hanging from a mango tree.
Police arrested U Naresh, who allegedly attempted to rape the girl. When she resisted, he brutally assaulted her and hanged her from the tree.