Tragedy struck as a missing 12-year-old girl found dead in Hyderabad on Thursday evening.
The victim’s body was found in a pond in Malkaljgiri area on Friday afternoon. The victim had gone for cycling when she went missing. Her cycle was found lying in a drain.
“We are suspecting that the girl was kidnapped. Police are probing the matter from all angles and verifying the CCTV footage,” MH Rao, MLA from Malkajgiri. Mirror Now’s Sowmith Yakkati has more on the story.
Meanwhile, the mother of the victim said that she doesn’t believe that her daughter had fallen into an open drain.
“I believe something untoward has happened and my daughter went missing,” said the victim’s mother Sukanya.
Several incidents have been reported from various parts of Telangana in the recent past where toddlers have fallen into drains and open borewell.
The victim’s parents got panicked after the girl did not return for several hours. Later, the girl’s mother filed a missing person’s complaint.
The police responded immediately and launched a search for the girl