A minor girl's body was found at the railway track in Bolarum area on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Sunday.
The t0-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered after being kidnapped by a man suspected to be a habitual offender in Bollarum area in Hyderabad, police said.
A man, who has been arrested in connection with the crime, has a criminal record of molesting and raping a woman too, a police source told The News Minute.
Accused Anil Kumar, who was recently released from jail, took away the girl, a class III student, from near a toddy shop last evening where she was with her mother, after luring her to buy some chocolates and chips.
A missing complaint was lodged by the parents at around midnight after which the girlâ€™s body was found, Maheshwar Bolarum inspector told The News Minute.
Some people, who spotted the body of the girl, informed the Bolarum police station.
CCTV footage, released by the police from a Kallu compound (liquor shop) in Bolarum, shows the girl with a man who is drinking. Police believe the murder took place on Saturday.
He allegedly raped the minor and brutally killed her by smashing the girl's head with a boulder last night, Bollarum police station Sub-Inspector M Satish Kumar said.
Police teams have been formed to nab the absconding accused, he further said.
A case under relevant IPC sections for rape and murder and POCSO Act has been registered, he said, adding further probe is on.