The child was playing outside her home in Bhiwandi on Tuesday afternoon when she went missing, prompting her parents to file a police complaint
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The child was playing outside her home in Bhiwandi on Tuesday afternoon when she went missing, prompting her parents to file a police complaint.
The Shanti Nagar police launched a search and found her body in a flat on the first floor of a dilapidated building in the area, said the official.
The body was first sent to a local government hospital and then to the state-run JJ hospital in Mumbai for a post-mortem, said the official.
“We have registered a case of kidnapping, rape and murder under the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act,” said Inspector S A Indalkar of Shanti Nagar police station.
Nobody has been arrested yet, he said.
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