On September 26, a tragic occasion unfolded in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, the place a 7-year-old girl fell sufferer to a heinous crime. She was subjected to each sexual assault and strangulation by the hands of her three neighbours. The accused, who have been brothers by the names of Sualin, Rizwan, and one different who’s a minor, now face prices of homicide. Additionally, the eldest brother can be charged with the rape of the minor sufferer. They are additional held accountable underneath the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The Aligarh police have taken steps to deal with this deeply distressing incident. They emphasised that this incident, whereas tragic, occurred a while in the past. As of now, two of the accused have been apprehended and remanded to custody. It is price noting that each the accused and the unlucky sufferer hail from the identical spiritual neighborhood, as clarified by the police.
As per the reviews, the police has detained the minor and stored him in their custody as he can’t be despatched to jail resulting from his age.
The incident befell in the Turkman Gate space of Kotwali police station in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. Although occurred a while in the past, the case got here to the fore when the minor’s dad and mom filed a lacking grievance with the police on September 26.
A First Information Report (number-305/2023) on the Kotwali Nagar of the Aligarh district on September 26.
The Aligarh police recovered the girl’s physique from a sack in the lavatory of her neighbour’s terrace. The accused had deliberate to get rid of the physique late at evening, they added.
Notably, the police in its assertion mentioned that two accused have been arrested however Indian Express quoted Kalanidhi Naithani, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Aligarh as saying that every one three accused have been arrested.
“We have arrested the three brothers after recovering the body from the bathroom in their house which has a common boundary with that of the victim’s place of living. The possibility of rape cannot be ruled out though the confirmation will be only after we get the report of her medical examination,” TIE quoted the Aligarh SSP as saying.
“We checked the available CCTV footage in the locality and were told by the sister of the accused brothers that she had seen the victim with them in the afternoon. We reached the house and searched extensively only to find her body in a sack hidden in the bathroom on the first floor,” mentioned the in-charge of the realm police station.
According to the authorities, the sufferer’s father works in a lock manufacturing unit in the city, and she was the third amongst 4 siblings.
As per the reviews, the accused killed the minor and locked her physique into a lavatory on the terrace. They have been ready for the evening to fall in order that they’ll dump her physique someplace. However, the police tracked them. Their household have been shocked to search out that the boys have killed a minor.