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Locals hold protest over minor girl's murder in Nagpur

Nagpur, Dec 9 (UNI) The villagers of Kalmeshwar of this district on Monday called for a bandh to protest the brutal murder of a five-year-old girl in Linga village.
The body of the minor girl was discovered on an agriculture farm in the village on Sunday.
Her head appeared to be smashed with a stone while a part of her shirt was forced in her mouth.
The deceased was missing since Friday afternoon.
On basis of suspicion, police have arrested a farm labourer, who was with the body of the victim for nearly 42 hours and was watering the crops when the police called him to the murder site. He has been detained.
He also tried to mislead the cops after he was arrested.
Prima facie, it appeared that an attempt to rape was made on the girl before her murder, said report.
Consequently, on Monday, the locals took to streets to condemn the incident and demanded speedy justice.
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