Muzaffarnagar: Two men were arrested in connection with the recent abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl in Jansath town here on Friday, police said.
According to SHO D K Tyagi, a probe revealed that – construction labourer Afzal and the house owner Dilshad – were involved as prime accused in the case.
During interrogation, the accused confessed that Aliza alias Pari (4) was abducted and later murdered after a rape attempt failed, the SHO added.
Her body was dumped in a septic tank in the under construction house owned by Dilshad. During a search, the body was recovered from the septic tank on March 6.
Police had registered a case against unidentified miscreants at Jansath town on March 5.