Dalit girl raped and murdered in Bihar

A dalit girl was allegedly raped and murdered by two persons in Mahila village in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said today.

Finding the girl alone at her home, the duo entered the house and raped her before slitting her throat with a sharp object last night, superintendent of police Jitendra Rana said.

The girl's family members were away in Dhanbad to attend a wedding, he said.

The neighbours found the girl lying in a pool of blood this morning and informed the police.

A case has been registered in this connection and raids are on to apprehend the culprits, Rana said.

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