Lucknow: A man was on Monday arrested for allegedly killing a minor girl after failing to rape her in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police sources said in Lucknow.

The 11-year-old girl went missing on October 18 when she had gone to graze her cattle in Tilhar area and two days later her body was found buried in a field, they said.

On the basis of investigation, police on Monday arrested Chandrahas alias Guddu from Dariabazar and recovered blood- stained clothes allegedly of the victim, they said.

During interrogation Guddu told police that he killed the girl after failing to rape her, they said.

(Agencies)

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