Mumbai, November 11: In a tragic incident, the body of a 10-year-girl who went missing since November 5 was found near Vidyavihar railway station. Her naked body was found on the railway tracks. According to police, the minor was raped and strangulated to death. The post-mortem report has confirmed rape and death due to strangulation. An accused has been taken into custody. Mumbai Police is conducting further investigation on this matter.
According to reports, police were able to nab the accused because CCTV footage from the area showed him leaving with the girl on the day she went missing. The parents of the missing child had filed a complaint, following which several teams under Mumbai police started looking for the girl. Mumbai Man Rapes 28-Year-Old Job Aspirant in Juhu Hotel Room, Threatens to Share Sexual Assault Video With Her Father.
Check ANI tweet:
Mumbai Police: Body of a 10-year-old girl, who was missing since 5th November, found near Vidyavihar railway station on 9th November. Postmortem report confirms rape, & death due to strangulation. An accused has been taken into custody, further investigation is being conducted. pic.twitter.com/tKemGvvxBF
— ANI (@ANI) November 10, 2019
According to a Mumbai Mirror report, the photo of the man who took away the child went viral among the residents. The man was again seen roaming around in the area and the residents were quick enough to identify him. Then thrashed him and found a bottle of phenyl and knife from him. They informed the police, who came and arrested the man.