Uttar Pradesh man arrested for rape and murder of 8-year-old in Muzzaffarnagar

First Published 31, Jul 2020, 12:20 PM

On the complaint from the girl's family about her going missing, a search operation was initiated and her body was recovered from a sugarcane field in Uttar Pradesh
 

<p>An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangled to death by a man in a village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, following which the accused was arrested, police said on Friday (July 31).<br />
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An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangled to death by a man in a village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, following which the accused was arrested, police said on Friday (July 31).
 

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On the complaint from the girl's family about her going missing, a search operation was initiated and her body was recovered from a sugarcane field.<br />
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On the complaint from the girl's family about her going missing, a search operation was initiated and her body was recovered from a sugarcane field.
 

<p>During the investigation, 22-year-old Sunil Kumar was arrested on Friday for his alleged involvement in the crime, Deputy SP Ashish Pratap said.<br />
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During the investigation, 22-year-old Sunil Kumar was arrested on Friday for his alleged involvement in the crime, Deputy SP Ashish Pratap said.
 

<p>The police officer said that during questioning, Kumar confessed that he had raped the girl on Thursday night, then strangled her to death and dumped her body in the sugarcane field.</p>

The police officer said that during questioning, Kumar confessed that he had raped the girl on Thursday night, then strangled her to death and dumped her body in the sugarcane field.

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