Minor girl killed in Jorabagan area of Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb 4: A nine-year-old girl was found dead with a slit throat under mysterious circumstance in Jorabagan area Kolkata on Thursday morning, sparking tension in the locality.

After police found the partly clothed body bearing multiple injury marks from a rooftop in the neighborhood, senior police officers led by city Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Murlidhar Sharma visited the spot.

Preliminary investigation suggested that the minor was assaulted and then killed to destroy evidence. A forensic team and officers of Kolkata Police’s Homicide Cell was also at the spot to collect evidence. The girl, a resident of north Kolkata’s Sovabazaar area, had come to visit her relatives at Jorabagan.

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As per the source, the minor girl is a resident of Sovabazar area and went to her uncle’s place but when she couldn’t reach his destination till night her kin lodged a police complaint about her mysterious disappearance. The Jorabagan Kolkata area police had carried out a search in the neighborhood to locate the missing minor.