Body of abducted One-year-old girl found in Kubja River

Body of abducted One-year-old girl found in Kubja River


Udupi: The body of the abducted one-year-old girl child Sanvika was found in the Kubja River in Yedamoge under the Shankernarayana Police Station limits on July 12.

It may be recalled that on July 11 early morning, Sanvika, daughter of Santhosh Naika from Yedamoge was abducted.

The man had gained entry into the house through the back door. Rekha the mother of the child woke up to the sound of footsteps and tried to stop the masked man from taking away her sleeping baby. As the masked intruder fled from the house with the baby, Rekha along with her elder son (five-year-old Sathvik) chased him until the Kubja river where the masked man holding the baby crossed the River. Rekha also tried to cross the river but could not, due to strong currents.

Neighbours rushed to their help and succeeded in pulling out the mother and son from the river.

On Friday the body of the child was found in the Kubja river. The incident has now created suspicion among the locals.

The SP of Udupi Nisha James rushed the spot and investigation on.

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