An eight-year-old woman who was found dead at her neighbour’s home was raped earlier than being strangled, the autopsy report has revealed, police mentioned.
An eight-year-old woman who was found dead at her neighbour’s home was raped earlier than being strangled, the autopsy report has revealed, police mentioned on Thursday. Two males have been arrested in reference to the case, they added. The minor’s mutilated physique stuffed in a gunny bag was recovered from the accused’s home within the Kotwali police station space on Wednesday, officers mentioned.
“A panel of three doctors who conducted the postmortem of the eight-year-old girl has confirmed that the victim was sexually assaulted and later strangulated to death,” Senior Superintendent of Police Kalanidhi Naithani mentioned on Thursday.
Two accused — Suhaleyheen (20) and his brother Rizwan (18) – have been arrested on Wednesday and despatched to jail on Thursday. Their third brother, who’s a minor, was additionally held however let go after questioning, the police mentioned.
Suhaleyheen, the principle accused, has confessed to the crime, they added. He instructed the police that he had given Rs 20 to the woman to buy ‘paan masala’ and a packet of chips, the police mentioned. When the woman returned to his home with the gadgets, Suhaleyheen allegedly lured her inside the home, raped her and strangled her. Later, with Rizwan’s assist, he positioned the physique inside a gunny bag, they added.
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A homicide case was lodged towards the duo on Wednesday and primarily based on the findings of the autopsy report, they’ve now additionally been booked for rape together with related sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the police mentioned.
The woman went lacking from her home on Tuesday. The breakthrough got here after police scanned CCTV footage, which confirmed her getting into her neighbour’s home, the SSP had mentioned on Wednesday.