[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)] Unidentified persons allegedly raped, tortured and killed an eight-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic tribe in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir last week, Rising Kashmir reported on Thursday. The child’s body was found on Wednesday morning in Hiranagar area, after locals informed her family.
A woman from Rasana village in Hiranagar last saw the girl, at around 3.30 pm on January 10 when she was taking her horses for water, the daily said. “She did not return home and the family feared she had been abducted. We reached the Hiranagar Police Station on January 12,” an unidentified member of the victim’s family said.
He claimed that though the police registered a First Information Report, they did not investigate. After the child’s body was found on Wednesday, the police sent it for autopsy.
To ask the Indian government to eliminate the attacks on little girls (none too rare in India), email Department of Justice Secretary Dr. Alok Srivastava at [email protected]