Lucknow: A Class 9 school girl was gangraped, tortured and strangled to death by four men in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh, according to an NDTV report.
The 17-year-old girl was on her way to school on a bicycle when four men on bikes accosted her, dragged to a sugarcane field in the Harduaganj area of the city, where the men allegedly raped and brutalized her before strangling her with her dupatta.
Her mutilated body was found several hours later by villagers, who held back the police from removing it, alleging inaction.
The villagers were furious and four policemen were subsequently attacked. Senior officers were then brought in to control the situation.
Two persons have reportedly been picked up for questioning but no arrests have been made till now, says the NDTV report.
“We received information that the dead body of a small girl has been found in the sugarcane fields. We came and investigated the areas, the body has been sent for examination. The reason for the girl’s death will be clear after post-mortem,” said senior police officer J Ravinder Goud.