The Malwani police, on ,recovered the decomposed body of a nine-year-old girl from a drain near the Marve Road in Malad (west). Police officers said the girl had been missing from her residence at Malwani for the past 10 days.
On Friday morning, Malwani police received a call from a person who had gone towards the drain to relieve himself. He saw the decomposed body of the girl covered in dirt, and informed the police immediately. “We have filed an accidental death report at this stage, but are now investigating whether the girl was killed or raped,” said an officer from the Malwani police station.