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Chhattisgarh News: Five-Year-Old Girl Raped, Bludgeoned to Death by Cousin in Jashpur
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.
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.
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.
Chhattisgarh: A 5-yr-old girl allegedly raped&murdered in Jashpur on 24th July. Police Station In-charge, Bagicha says,"We've arrested her cousin brother who during interrogation revealed that he took the girl to the forest area, raped her & later murdered her. Probe on." (26.07) pic.twitter.com/LEacv870qT
— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2020
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.
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