Muzaffarnagar, In a shocking incident, a 12 year old girl was raped and murdered in Husainpud village.
According to the police, “the body of the minor girl, who was missing since last night, was found half-naked in the fields”.
The body has been sent for postmortem.
Rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India. Using a small sample survey, Human Rights Watch projects more than 7,200 minors - 1.6 in 100,000 minors - are raped each year in India.