Quoting the family members, Singh said the girl had gone out around 12 pm to play with her friends. After she did not return for a long time, her family members approached the police.
A missing complaint was lodged and a police team launched a hunt for the girl with the help of a dog squad, SSP said.
Following the trail of the dogs, the police recovered the girl’s body from a mustard field located near the village on Sunday, he said.
Four teams have been formed to uncover the incident, the SSP said, adding that the girl’s body has been sent for post-mortem.