Bengaluru: Missing 6-yr-old found dead in neigbours’ house; police suspect rape
Bengaluru, April 24: On Monday, Bengaluru woke up to the shocking news of alleged rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. The girl went missing five days ago from her home at Veerbhadranagar locality in the city.
Her body was found under a cot in her neighbour's house, reported the media. A case has been registered in Girinagar police station in the city.
Police suspected the minor was raped before she was murdered. Police sources say investigations are underway to find out the details about the case.
Child rights activists in the city are demanding proper probe into the case. Activists want the culprits to be given severe punishment.
In recent times, Bengaluru has witnessed several cases of sexual assaults on minors in schools. However, the latest case of rape and murder of a minor has severely dented the image of India's IT hub.