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Man arrested over brutal rape, murder of Indian schoolgirl

She suffered broken leg before being strangled to death.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indian police Thursday (13) arrested a key suspect in the gang rape and murder of a teenage girl near the hill resort of Shimla, shocking a small community where such brutal violence is rare. The discovery of the 16-year-old’s bruised and naked body has triggered outpourings of grief and anger in Himachal Pradesh, a northern state with some of India’s lowest rates of sexual violence. An autopsy confirmed the girl — whose body was found in a forest two days after she was allegedly kidnapped on her way home from school — was gang raped and murdered by strangulation. She sustained…

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