Ghaziabad: Relatives molest a minor girl and kill her before throwing her body on the roof. arrested

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested and killed by her 27-year-old maternal uncle in the extended family, who then dumped her body from their terrace in Ghaziabad on Friday, police said on Saturday. said, adding that the suspect has been arrested.

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Police said the incident took place on Friday night, and the body of the minor was recovered around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

The girl, a resident of Sahibabad, had come with her mother to meet her maternal uncle in Keila Bhatta. The police said that he has been staying in Keilabhatta for the past 15 days, adding that the house of the accused is adjacent to his grandparents.

According to another uncle of the girl, she went missing around 10.30 pm on Friday and could not be traced despite extensive searches.

“We searched the entire house and the surrounding areas, but could not find her. Some of the neighborhood children said that she was called by a relative who lives next door. When we questioned her, she tried to run away,” said the uncle.

He further said that the accused and his house had a common roof on the second floor.

“Around 2 am, we again started searching the house during which we found him unconscious on the second floor terrace. We rushed him to a nearby private hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival. ” He added that the police was immediately alerted.

Police said an investigation has been launched during which they have picked up five suspects for questioning based on preliminary information.

“One of the five was the girl’s maternal uncle, who broke down and confessed that he raped the girl and when she resisted and threatened to reveal the ordeal to her family, he strangled her. Sip. After learning about the search, he threw the girl from the roof of his house to her maternal uncle’s house where she was discovered by her family,” said DCP (city) Nippon. Agarwal said.

Police say that the accused is married with children but his wife does not live with him due to some marital disputes.

Based on the complaint of the girl’s father, an FIR was registered against the accused under sections 302 (murder), 201 (destruction of evidence), 354 (molestation) and child sexual protection provisions of the Indian Penal Code. Crimes Act (POSCO) in the FIR registered at Kotwali Police Station.

The DCP added that during the investigation, slippers of the girl were recovered from the room of the accused, along with a towel which may contain biological evidence. “The girl also had a deep injury mark on her throat which seems to have been inflicted by nails. The suspect claimed that he lured the girl to her room on the pretext of giving her some dry fruits,” the DCP said.

Speaking to HT, ACP (City 1) Nimesh Patil said on Saturday that the post-mortem revealed that she died due to strangulation (suffocation by hands). “After strangling the girl, the suspect threw the girl’s body on the adjoining terrace as he feared that he would be in trouble if the body was found in his room,” the ACP added.

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