One arrested in Surat rape case

Ahmadabad, April 21: One person has been arrested on Saturday, in connection with the brutal rape and murder of a minor girl in Surat.

The person was held from Ahmedabad.

The body of the minor girl was found from a cricket ground in Bhestan area of Surat on April 6, with 86 injury marks.

Following five-hour-long post-mortem, it was revealed that the girl was raped and tortured for more than a week, and was later strangled to death.

On April 17, the victim was identified to be a resident of Andhra Pradesh who had gone missing in October last year.

The police had lodged a case of rape and booked the unidentified accused under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.


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