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Seven-yr-old’s body found in a leather bag floating in canal

New Delhi: A seven-yr-old girl who went missing since 21 June was found today dead in a box floating in a canal in Bhajanpura north-east Delhi said the Police officials.

The girl who was living in New Usmanpur went missing after visiting her aunt’s house with her sisters following which the family lodged a missing complaint with the police.

Wednesday morning man informed the Police about the leather bag floating in the canal which was later retrieved only to find the girl’s body in decayed condition with her hands and legs tied.

The dead body will be sent for an autopsy which would reveal whether or not she was assaulted before her murder as they were no external injury marks on her body said the police.

The girl along with her sisters went to visit her aunt in a near by locality, but she returned back to her home all alone around. Her sisters on their return found her missing followed by a missing complaint filed with Police, HT reported.