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3-year-old girl raped and beaten to death after migrant worker lured her away with sweets

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A 3-year-old girl had been playing with her friends at Gurugram, a suburb of ’s capital New Delhi, was violently raped and beaten to after a stranger lured her away with sweets.

The horrific was discovered when friends told the girl’s family that they had seen her wandering off with a stranger. Panicked, the family frantically searched for the and were devastated to find her remains at an abandoned store, just 300 yards away from where she went , the next morning.

According to the Hindustan Times, the victim was found in a pool of her own blood, with visible injuries on her shoulder, waist, chest and back. The child’s head was covered with a bag as four bricks lay atop her body, in an attempt to hide her body. Her clothes, which had been removed, were discovered in a pile nearby.

Medical examiners found that the child had been raped with a wooden tool that caused her to suffer severe internal injuries, before she was struck on the head with a brick. The caused her skull to fracture and, coupled with excessive bleeding, led to her death

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The have since launched a manhunt for their suspect, 20-year-old migrant labourer Sunil Kumar. The have accused the man, was in the city visiting his mother and two sisters, of murder, aggravated rape and crimes against a child.

Assistant Commissioner of Shamsher Singh told the press: “He has been since the incident. We have questioned the family members of the accused and recorded their statement.”

This is the believed to be the 107th recorded sexual offence against a minor in Gurugram this year alone. 40 such cases were recorded between just September and October this year, according to a child welfare spokesperson.

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