A six-year old girl was found dead near a railway track here in a suspected case of rape and murder, police said Friday.
The girl was reported missing by her parents Thursday and her body was found near the railway track during a search by the police.
“It appears that she was raped and killed,” a police official said.
Some suspects were being questioned in connection with the case, he added.
The girl’s parents lodged a complaint with police in Alwal locality Thursday afternoon that she was missing.