Kanpur: A 15-year-old Dalit girl’s dismembered body was found in a field in Kanpur Dehat by villagers, police said on Saturday.
As informed by locals, she was reported missing for around a week by her family.
The minor girl, who was identified as Laxmi Kumari, was found by villagers.
According to the Kanpur Dehat superintendent of police Keshav Chowdhury, the villagers found dismembered parts strewn in different places.
The body parts were being eaten by the dogs in the field, police said.
Laxmi’s father said that he recognised her body through the clothes found nearby.
The minor’s father, in his complaint has accused his two brothers Brajlal and Jiyalal of murdering his daughter over an ongoing land dispute.
Currently, the two accused have been taken into custody, the SP said.