Uttar Pradesh: 13-year-old girl gang raped, brutally murdered in Lakhimpur Kheri

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Published: August 16,2020 11:31 AM
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August 16, 2020: A 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and brutally killed, her eyes gauged out and tongue slit, in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Friday, police said on Saturday.

August 16, 2020: A 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and brutally killed, her eyes gauged out and tongue slit, in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Friday, police said on Saturday.



As per reports, the incident took place at a village close to the Nepal border.





The victim’s family found the body in a sugarcane field — reportedly owned by one of the accused — after a brief search, the police said. She had earlier gone missing after leaving home on some errand.



An FIR has been registered for murder and two persons have been arrested, the police said. IPC Section for rape and POCSO Act will be invoked, the police said, as the post-mortem report has reportedly confirmed sexual assault.



Police officials confirmed invoking the stringent National Security Act against the accused.