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Man strangulates 3-year-old niece in Indore


Indore: A 3-year-old girl was strangulated by her uncle here in Chandan Nagar area on Monday. The accused killed the girl as he was quite irritated over her continuous crying.

According to police, Jaini Dabar, a resident of Navda Panth, was killed by her maternal uncle Dilip while she was alone at her residence.

“Deceased’s parents had gone to their work and she was alone with Dilip. The accused was irritated over continuous crying of the girl and even tried to quiet her. Later, he strangulated her and informed her parents that the girl was quite sick and unconscious,” the police said.

Family members rushed the girl to District Hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. Later, the police seized her body as strangulation marks were found on her neck.

The case was solved by the police in a few hours when the short post-mortem report confirmed it murder.

The accused was arrested.