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Indore: 3 arrested for raping 4-year-old

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Updated: June 27, 2012, 2:01 AM IST
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Indore: 3 arrested for raping 4-year-old
The police said that the three accused have been booked on the charges of abduction, gangrape and murder.

Indore: Three young boys were on Tuesday arrested for the alleged kidnap, gangrape and murder of a minor girl who was found dead in a drain in Indore behind the Press Complex on Monday, a senior cop said.

The accused who were identified as Babu Ketan, an autorikshaw driver, his colleagues Sunny and Jitendra, who were all of 18 to 19 years of age, have confessed their involvement in the crime, Additional Superindentent of Police (East) Manoj Rai said at a press conference.

They have been booked on the charges of abduction, gangrape and murder, he added.

The victim, about four years old, was found dead, after she was given a lift by the accused in an auto during a marriage ceremony, while she was playing in Nehru Nagar, after which they strangled her in the auto and threw her body into the drainage, the police official said.

First Published: June 27, 2012, 2:01 AM IST
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