Salamat Ansari, a 32-year-old man from Bihar, was apprehended by the Bhiwandi City Police in Maharashtra on September 19. He was arrested in reference to the heinous rape and homicide of a six-year-old woman within the metropolis. To find the suspect, three police groups have been assembled, beneath the management of DCP Navnath Dhavle.
On September 13, a six-year-old woman was reported lacking from a chawl in Fenegaon, Kamatghar. Her dad and mom promptly filed a lacking particular person’s report with the police station on September 14. Due to her standing as a minor, the police initiated an abduction report in opposition to an initially unidentified particular person. This accused social gathering has since been recognized as Salamat Ansari.
The police acted swiftly, organising three groups to scour your complete space in the hunt for the woman. While conducting the search, a native resident alerted them to a noxious odour emanating from behind a locked door of a property. The police staff forcibly opened the door and made the grim discovery of the woman’s lifeless body, hid inside an empty container with a lid securely in place.
Following the completion of the panchnama, the woman’s stays have been conveyed to JJ Hospital for a autopsy examination. The preliminary findings from the autopsy indicated a sexual assault, resulting in the submitting of a case beneath Indian Penal Code sections 376 and 302, together with related provisions from sections 4, 8, and 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
“Based on technical intelligence and spot evidence, we came to know about the accused who lived in the room on a rented basis for the last one and half months. He worked as a labourer in the city and locked the room for the last two days. We formed one team and dispatched it to Bihar to investigate and nab the accused. With the help of local informers of Bihar, our team made a door-to-door survey and later reached to accused home and nabbed him,” DCP Navnath Dhavle stated.
“During the interrogation, the accused-Salamat Ansari revealed that he called a girl on the pretext of giving chocolates, and took her to his room with ulterior intentions, and committed sexual assault. Thereafter, he strangulated her and dumped her in a plastic bucket, and fled after the act,” he added.
As per police data, Ansari is a married man and a father of two youngsters. He arrived to work within the Bhiwandi space of Thane and resided in a chawl adjoining to the sufferer’s room.
The accused was produced in court docket and has been remanded in police custody.