Mangaluru: The body of an 8-year-old girl was found in a drainage near Parari on Sunday, November 21.
The deceased, whose identity has not yet been revealed, was the daughter of a factory worker.
The girl had gone missing since 4 pm on Sunday. The parents searched for the girl in the surrounding areas, including the premises of the tile factory where her father works. Her body was then found dumped in a drain near the factory.
It is suspected that the girl might have been murdered by someone working at the factory.
Meanwhile, the parents in their complaint expressed suspicions that the culprit may have beeen a factory labourer known to them.
The police have already detained several people for questioning.