Bargarh: Body of a 1.9-year-old girl was found in the outskirts of Tumgaon village under Sadar police limits of Bargarh district. Her family meanwhile has alleged that the minor has been murdered.
Sources said mortal remains of Umakant and Mili Pradhan’s daughter yesterday at about 10.30 am. She was rushed to Barapali hospital where the doctor declared her ‘brought dead’.
The Pradhan family has alleged that their daughter was murdered over past rivalry and filed a complaint regarding the same. Following the complaint, the police brought in three people for questioning. Meanwhile, locals protested against the detention and alleged that innocent people have been taken to custody.
An investigation is underway and guilty will be arrested soon, said Sadar police station IIC Dileep Behera.