Chittoor: A six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurabala Kota town on Friday.
The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam village, B Kottakota Mandal of Chittoor district.
"The girl along with her family went to Kurabala Kota to attend a wedding. At around 10 pm her parents found that she was missing. The search for her began and at around 6:30 am on Friday morning her body was found in bushes near the wedding hall," said sub-inspector Sukumar.
"Later the family members informed the police and police took her body to the government hospital in Madanapalle for post-mortem. CCTV footage of the wedding hall is being checked," Sukumar added.
When asked whether the girl was molested, the sub-inspector said that it would only be confirmed after the post-mortem report.
Ravi Manohar Achari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Madanapalle and Ashok Kumar, Circle Inspector (CI) of Mudivedu visited the spot.
A case has been registered under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).