The physique of a 16-year-old girl, who had been missing for 3 days, was found with her throat slit and face burnt with acid in a subject abutting Prayagraj-Gorakhpur freeway close to Phulpur on Saturday morning, the Prayagraj police stated, including a homicide case was registered towards the incident.
The minor girl, a resident of Mailahan within the Phulpur space of the district, left dwelling on August 16 to water her household’s fields and had been missing since. A missing particular person’s report was lodged by her father on the Phulpur police station on August 18, the police added.
Phulpur station home officer (SHO) Yashpal Singh stated the proprietor of a subject within the neighbouring Arvasi Bahadurgarh found the physique and raised an alarm.
Senior police officers, together with DCP (Trans-Ganga) Abhishek Bharti, ACP Manoj Kumar Singh and SHO Singh reached the spot, and a forensic group and the canine squad have been pressed into service. The physique, in the meantime, was despatched for a postmortem examination.
“In his grievance, the sufferer’s father has raised suspicion on a teen from the close by Arvasi village. The youth has been detained for questioning,” the SJP added.