LUCKNOW: In another gruesome incident, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped, raped and murdered at a village in Sant Kabir Nagar of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Also Read - Akshay Kumar Meets Yogi Adityanath, Discusses Possibilities For Film Shooting in Uttar Pradesh

The body of the girl, who had gone missing on November 4 from her agriculture field, was recovered on Saturday, police said. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Journalist Burnt to Death For Writing Against Corrupt Pradhan, 3 Arrested

Superintendent of Police Brijesh Singh said the body was sent for a post-mortem examination, which confirmed rape. Also Read - Man Shot Dead Over Rs 200 at Crowded Market in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh

The SP said police are investigating the matter and the culprits will be arrested soon.

(With inputs from PTI)