8-yr-old raped, bludgeoned to death in UP’s Muzaffaragar; tension prevails in area

, 11:44 AM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A minor girl who was bludgeoned with a stone after being raped in Kidwai Nagar area of the city, died during treatment at a hospital here, police said on Sunday.

The 8-year-old victim was playing outside her house when she was kidnapped and raped on July 15.

The accused, Tanzim, then allegedly bludgeoned her with a stone, leaving her with serious head injuries.

The accused, who was caught by locals, has been sent to jail by police and a case was registered against him.

Meanwhile, with tension prevailing over the incident, police was deployed in the area and also posted in the residence of the accused as a precautionary measure.