A minor girl was murdered after being raped in Feroza Town, some 78-km away from here on Saturday.

As per details, the six-year-old minor girl (name withheld), daughter of Muhammad Ashique, a resident of Mauza Juma Mohana went to a nearby shop for purchasing candies but did not returned. Meanwhile, her parents searched for her the whole the day and night but failed to locate her. However, the next day her parents recovered her dead body from a sugarcane field. The Pakka Laran Police have registered a case against her cousin Shahid and Asif and arrested them on the complaint of her parents. It is to be noted that an eight-year-old Hindu girl was also raped and murdered some days back in the adjoining area. The people have expressed concerns over the rising gruesome incidents and demanded stern action against the accused.