A six-year-old was lured away from a wedding with the promise of an ice-cream and raped and murdered in Gwalioron Wednesday night. Her face was mutilated beyond recognition.
A resident of Morena, the girl was reportedly lured for an ice-cream from the wedding venue on Wednesday night.
Incident took place around 11:30pm during wedding rituals. When family realised that the girl had been missing for a while, they started a search. A missing report was lodged in the midnight. Body was found on a hillock around 500 meters away from the wedding venue during a frantic search on Thursday morning. Her face was mutilated beyond identification.
Police said when parents of the girl were busy, accused took her to a desolate place and raped her. Autopsy report affirmed brutal sexual assault on the young girl. Her face was crushed with a huge stone, surgeons reported. A CCTV installed outside a house near marriage garden has captured the suspect taking the girl outside around 1am. He can be seen returning alone in the footage at 2.30am. Police have zeroed in on a boy working with the catering service.