Congress Party supporters took to the streets and observed a shutdown here on Friday in protest against the mutilated body of a minor girl being found by police near the residence of Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta.
According to media reports, police recovered the mutilated body of an eight-year old girl on February 4.
The girl had gone missing on February 3 during a festival in Bhopal.
Her parents had lodged a missing complaint with the police.
Businessmen in Bhopal extended support to the shutdown.
Bhopal District Congress Committee President P C Sharma slammed the state government for the incident and called for its dismissal.
The body was discovered by a passerby. The police are suspecting the rape of the minor before murder and a special investigation team has been formed to probe the case. (ANI)