Accused arrested: Six-year-old raped, killed in Samba
Jammu, Nov 12: A
six-year-old tribal girl, hailing from Madhya Pradesh, was allegedly raped and
killed by youth from her own community in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir,
a police official said on Tuesday.
accused, identified as Vishal alias “Chotu”, was arrested and booked
in the case, the official said.
The incident took
place at a slum inhabited by a group of labourers from Madhya Pradesh in the
industrial area of Rakhamtali late on Monday.
The accused lured
the girl, allegedly raped her and later strangulated her to death, the official
The minor’s body
was recovered from inside a shanty and subsequently, the accused was arrested
in the wee hours of Tuesday, he said, adding that the post-mortem of the body
was conducted at the district hospital Tuesday morning.