JAIPUR: In a horrible crime, a mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped and killed by her brother and three of his friends here in Manoharpur area, police said on Saturday.
According to police, the four suspects involved in the heinous crime are aged between 19 to 21.
They took the minor to a nearby forest on May 17 and allegedly raped her. They then killed her and dumped the body in a drain, police said.
Speaking to media, Manoharpur station house officer Ramswaroop said that the victim's father lodged a missing complaint on the next day after which police launched a search operation.
One of the suspects and girl's brother also accompanied the search team, he added.
The station house officer further added that, police zeroed in on the four suspects and detained them on Saturday after a detailed investigation.
In another heinous crime few days back, a 51-year-old man has been arrested by the Assam police for allegedly attempting to have sex with the dead body of a 14-year-old girl, a day after she died under suspicious circumstances.