The body of a nine-year-old girl, missing since the past two days, was found from a slum area in Mumbai's Juhu today.
The police suspect she was raped before being killed.
A suspect has been arrested, the police said.
Locals blocked the road in front of the Juhu Police Station today to protest against the alleged rape and murder. They said a complaint had been filed at the police station after the girl went missing two days ago.
A medical test of the girl will be conducted to determine if she was raped, police officials said.
The body of the girl has been sent for a post-mortem and a case has been registered at the Juhu Police station, the police said.