8-year-old girl's body found in shed; rape and murder suspected

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8-year-old girl's body found in shed; rape and murder suspected

8-year-old girl's body found in shed; rape and murder suspected

News Karnataka - Bengaluru   ¦    Feb 06, 2015 10:08:57 AM (IST)

Bengaluru: The body of an eight-year-old girl was found in a shed in an industrial area of Hoskote Taluk in the city.

8-year-old girl\'s body found in shed; rape and murder suspected-1The body was spotted on Thursday evening. Police suspect the girl was raped and murdered.

A police officer, B Ramesh, said that a man was playing with the girl and took her to the shed on Thursday afternoon, and assaulted her.

The CCTV footage adjacent to the shed confirms a man taking the girl in the abandoned shed.

A search operation has been launched for the suspected murderer. An FIR has been filed against the unknown person under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

The child's parents had come to Hoskote Taluk from Hubli in north Karnataka in search of work.