Bhubaneswar, Nov 7: A four-year-old girl was killed after rape in a slum in the city, police said on Tuesday.
The incident took place in Kela Sahi of Sundarpada area under Airfield police limits om Monday.
The accused, neighbour of the victim, committed the crime when the the girl was alone at the house on Monday evening and fled the spot.
The girl's parents could not find their daughter at home after returning from work. Her body was found lying under the bed after a frantic search.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the accused was alone in committing the crime. A special squad has launched a manhunt to nab him.
Simailrly, a 24-year-old woman was found hanging in her in-laws' house in Arabinda Nagar under Airfield police limits yesterday.
The victim's family members have alleged that she has been killed for dowry.
In another incident, body of a woman was found from her lover's house in Khetrapal Nagar of Sundarpada area.
Airfield police has detained lover of the deceased for questioning registering a murder case.