Ranchi: A five-year-old girl was raped and murdered in the Jharkhand capital, police said today.
"Post mortem report has confirmed that the girl was raped and strangulated to death," Superintendent of Police Manoj Ratan told PTI.
Her body was found in an under construction building near her house in Doranda police station this morning, the SP said, adding, whoever had committed the crime would be handed out stern punishment.
The police have launched raids to nab the accused.
Agitated locals demanded immediate arrest of the accused as inconsolable relatives grieved at the baby's brutal torture after the girl went missing two days ago.