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Body of 14-year-old Dalit Girl Found in Uttar Pradesh's Tiwaripur With Stab Wounds on Face

Women display a banner and placards as they attend a protest against the growing rape cases. (File photo)

Women display a banner and placards as they attend a protest against the growing rape cases. (File photo)

The girl had gone out in the afternoon and when she did not return for some time, her brother went looking for her and found the body in an agriculture field, Superintendent of Police Ram Badan Singh said.

The body of a 14-year-old Dalit girl bearing stab wounds was found in Uttar Pradesh's Tiwaripur village under the Gopiganj police station limits here on Thursday, police said.

The girl had gone out in the afternoon and when she did not return for some time, her brother went looking for her and found the body in an agriculture field, Superintendent of Police Ram Badan Singh said.

The body has stab injuries to the face and other parts, the SP said, adding that it has been sent for a post-mortem examination. Further details will be known only after receiving the autopsy report, he said.

Senior officials have reached the village with additional force, and a hunt is on to nab the culprits, the SP said.


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