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Jan 20, 2014 at 08:48am IST

Thane: Man arrested for rape, murder of minor girl

Mumbai: A Class 8 girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Thane on Friday. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime.

He has been booked for murder, rape and also under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

The accused allegedly took the minor girl to an isolated spot on the pretext of dropping her home from school and raped her.