New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, a five-year-old girl was raped and bludgeoned to death allegedly by her cousin in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh. A police official said that the incident took place on July 24, when the girl accompanied the accused to a forest for grazing of livestock.Also Read - 3-Eyed Calf Born in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, People Worship It As Lord Shiva's Incarnation | See Pics
The police have arrested the accused, who during an interrogation admitted to the crime and revealed that he killed her by smashing her head with a stone. “He then threw the victim’s body in a waterfall and returned home”, the official said. Also Read - Chhattisgarh Bans Physical Classes In Colleges, Universities: All Exams To Be Conducted Online | Check Guidelines
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He added that the accused, a minor has been booked under sections 376 (Punishment for rape) and 302 (Punishment for murder) of the Indian Penal Code and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.