Muzaffarnagar, Dec 5 (PTI) A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by a cobbler when she had gone to mend her school shoes here, police said today.

The girl’s body was found yesterday, they said.

The cobbler, Sant Kumar, was booked under relevant sections of IPC and POCSO Act.

He was later arrested and produced before a court, police said.

The court has sent the accused to 14 days judicial custody.

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