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5-year-old raped,murdered in Tripura

The girl was taken to an adjacent jungle where she was raped and killed.

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a youth at Chelagang in Gomati district,police said today.

The girl was abducted from the premises of a temple by 28-year-old Sanjit Saha when her father had gone to a nearby place leaving her alone on Thursday.

She was taken to an adjacent jungle where she was raped and killed. Later,her body was dumped in a septic tank,police said.

Her body was traced by local villagers along with the Tripura State Rifles jawans yesterday.

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The jawans,who joined the villagers in their search from a local camp,detained Saha who admitted his crime. Angry villagers ransacked the house of Saha.

IG,Police Control,Nepal Das said Saha has been arrested.