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Feb 05, 2013 at 01:52pm IST

MP: Body of 8-year-old found near Home Minister's house

Bhopal: The mutilated body of an eight-year-old girl has been found near a Madhya Pradesh minister's house in Bhopal. The body was found near the bungalow of State Home Minister Umashankar Gupta but he wasn't present there.

The police is not ruling out rape. The body was discovered by a passerby. A special investigation team has been formed to probe the incident.

The dead girl was reportedly a resident of a nearby slum. She reportedly went missing from a fair she had gone to with her mother on Sunday.