UP: 3-year-old Found Dead in a Sugarcane Field; Report Confirms Rape
A senior police officer on September 4 confirmed that a 3-year-old minor was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district. The victim's body was recovered in sugarcane field. Superintendent of Police Satyendra Kumar Singh informed, "I am myself going for combing in sugarcane fields and strict action will be taken against the accused." This is third such incident reported in the district in last three weeks.