A body of a three-year-old girl, who had gone missing since Thursday while playing outside her home in Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh, was found on Sunday from a nearby village.
The police is conducting a thorough investigation of the incident in order to get a clue about the accused.
Chief Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar said that the victim was suspected to have been chocked to death following the rape. “Three doctors have examined the body of the victim and surmised that there is a strong possibility of sexual assault. They have also found strangulation marks on the semi-decomposed body. We have sent the body to the forensic laboratory situated in Bhopal. It is expected that the lab report will reveal the cause of death,” Kumar added.
Meanwhile, Chief of District Congress Committee, Ajay Raghuvanshi condemned the incident and suggested that the police must tighten its security in and around the region to curb the menace of rape.
(With ANI Inputs)