A nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed by slitting her throat with a sharp edged weapon in Amer area here on Saturday, police said.
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The girl went missing from Saturday afternoon and later her nude body was found at a secluded place near Dadabadi, Additional DCP Suman Chaudhary said.
It is a suspected case of rape and murder but exact cause will be known in the post mortem report only, she said.
The body has been kept at a hospital’s mortuary for post mortem and forensic experts have collected evidences from the spot, police said.
A case has been registered and the matter is being investigated, they said.