A girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Nagla Shisham village in Uttar Pradesh, said the Superintendent of Police (SP) Mainpuri, Kamlesh Dixit on Wednesday.
"Police received information about the rape and murder of a girl in Nagla Shisham village. Police reached the spot and immediate action was taken. Action will be taken by arresting the guilty soon," he added.
The body of the victim was found hanging in the house under suspicious circumstances.
The father of the victim had gone to the Mainpuri for work while the mother had gone to Agra.
When the younger sister of the victim returned from coaching, she saw through the window of the door, the sister's body was hanging on the noose.
The police have sent the body of the girl to the district headquarters mortuary for post-mortem.
"The sister of the victim told the police that the accused Pushpendra strangled her sister to death," he added.
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