Police have launched a massive manhunt for the accused, Anil Kumar. Kumar, police said, took away the girl, a Class III student, from near a toddy shop last evening where she was with her mother. The girl was reportedly lured with chocolate and chips.
The accused then allegedly raped the girl and killed her by smashing her head with a boulder, said Bollarum police station sub-inspector, M Satish Kumar.A case has been registered under the sections for rape and murder of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act.
In another incident in Karimnagar, a 19-year-old newly married girl was allegedly abducted, raped and strangled to death by unidentified persons Saturday night. M Mounika and her father M Sivaiah were on their way home in Desapet from her in-laws’ place at Motkurapet village when the miscreants stopped the motorcycle and beat up Sivaiah.
Police said that after Sivaiah fell unconscious, they abducted Mounika. Police launched a search but could not find the victim last night. On Sunday, her body was found hanging from a tree at a farm near the village.