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Gujarat: Minor girl`s body found in Surat, one held after public protests

Gujarat: Minor girl`s body found in Surat, one held after public protests



A body of a missing seven-year-old girl was found in Surat, and one person alleged to be involved in the matter was taken into custody following public uproar, police have said.

A missing complaint was filed on Wednesday, and later the minor`s body was recovered, a senior police officer said Thursday.

The locals protested against her alleged rape and murder as they gathered in large numbers blocking a road.

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“Missing case of a 7-year-old girl was filed yesterday. The body of the girl was found during the investigation. Accused held. We`re taking appropriate action,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Pinakin Parmar.

The officials informed that the family members and locals have demanded the accused be punished soon.

Further details are awaited.

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