Sitapur: A villager shocked to see ,rescued a young girl who had been buried alive in a cane field after hearing her cries for help.
Alok Kumar, from Maanpur village, Sitapur district heard the girl’s desperate cries while returning home from work.
He followed the dim sounds to the middle of a cane field, where to his astonishment he found the girl struggling herself to come out of the soil where she was dug.
The girl named Tanu had certain brutal marks on her neck.
She informed the police that she is from Semri Gaura village, where she lived with her mother Renu Awasthi,after restoring back to her senses.
According to local police,Tanu was taken away from her home by a couple, reportedly her aunt and uncle, who allegedly tried to strangle her.
They later buried her in the field. She, however, could not recognise them.
The Sitapur police got in touch with the Lucknow Police, who were able to trace Tanu’s house.
According to the neighbours, nobody had seen the victim and her mother since August 20. The house was found to be locked.
As news of the girl’s rescue flashed onto TV channels, the victim’s maternal grandmother Rajrani approached the police.
The victim’s mother has also been missing since August 20 and the police are now searching for her.
Tanu has been variously reported to be aged five, or seven.
After being discharged discharged she is sent home with her grandmother.