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Ghaziabad: One arrested after rape, murder of girl

By Ians

Ghaziabad, April 4: Two men were involved in the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl here in Uttar Pradesh and one of them has been arrested, police said on Tuesday.

Police arrested Shakti Khan at Indirapuram on a tip. He admitted to his involvement in the crime, Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar told the media.

The girl was found dead in a house under construction on Saturday, April 1.

The officer said Khan admitted that he and Afroz raped the girl before Afroz murdered her. A court has sent Khan to judicial custody.

The girl, who went missing on Friday, was found dead in a house under construction on Saturday night.

Afroz was a tenant of the girl's family but had been asked to vacate his accommodation. Residents said Afroz shifted to a nearby house but held a grudge against the family.


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