The case took place at Ikona village under the Adampur police circle on Sunday.
As per the police, the 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by Monu Sharma, who is a resident of the same village, on 25 September 25. The family of the girl alleged that the accused threatened them all with murder.
The deceased family had filed a new complaint immediately after the incident took place and the police has registered a case under the relevant sections of IPC and POCSO Act, but till now no arrest could be made as the accused was absconding while the girl's family alleged that the police are yet to arrest Monu Sharma who is moving around freely.
They also said that Monu was intimidating and threatening repeatedly and he even threatened her relatives after he raped her. He was trying to force them to withdraw the rape case. A local farmer spotted the girl's body and informed the family. The Family members have alleged that their daughter was killed by Monu.
The Local Police have registered a fresh case of murder against Sharma and the body of the deceased has been sent for autopsy.