A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her neighbour in Maholi area on Monday, the police said.
Her body was found inside a sack in the neighbouring house. The accused has been arrested.
"A three-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Maholi area of Sitapur. The child was not found in her house at around 5 pm in the evening. After some time her body was found in the neighbourhood in a sack at the residence of a person named Raju. The family members of the girl have alleged that this act was committed by Raju," said Mahendra Pratap Singh, ASP Sitapur.
Further, an investigation is underway.