The arrested was the girl's neighbour

Man held for rape and murder of five-year-old girl in TelanganaImage for representation
news Crime Saturday, March 05, 2016 - 07:20

Police on Friday arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with the rape and murder of a five-year- old girl in Damerakunta village in Telangana's Karimnagar district last month.

Venkata Swamy, who was a neighbour of the girl in the village, allegedly committed the crime on February 27, said Karimnagar SP D Joel Davis.

Swamy has been remanded in judicial custody.

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