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Posted at: Oct 12, 2018, 12:31 PM; last updated: Oct 12, 2018, 4:23 PM (IST)

17-yr-old girl gang-raped, killed in UP

17-yr-old girl gang-raped, killed in UP
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Muzaffarnagar, October 12

A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and killed by three persons when she was alone at her house in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said Friday. 

Based on a complaint by a family member of the girl, a case was registered against Sanoj Kumar, Jaivir and Sonu Thursday, Additional Superintendent of Police Ajay Pertap said.

The girl's body was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the house, the officer said.

She was alone in the house as her parents had gone to Panipat, he said.

The matter is being investigated and a search was launched to nab the accused, Pertap said. — PTI.


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