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Trio arrested for rape-cum-murder of minor

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 21:34

New Delhi: In a shocking case, three men
allegedly murdered a minor girl after raping her in west
Delhi, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

The trio of Jawahar (30), Birbal (26) and Raj Kumar (24)
were arrested for the crime that took place at Kirti Nagar on
January six, the official said.

Jawahar is known to the three-year-old victim`s family
and allegedly taken her out with her parents` knowledge to an
under-construction building where he along with his two
friends raped her, the official said.

The men then allegedly murdered her and fled from the
scene.

A postmortem confirmed that the victim was sexually
assaulted before her murder, the official said.

Investigators had got some clue that the girl was
attacked in an under-construction building following which
police interrogated around 250 people. It came to light that
the trio were missing and investigators gathered their
details.

"Jawahar is a resident of Bihar`s Gaya and a police team
arrested him from there. Subsequently, the other two persons
were also arrested," the official said.

A case of murder and rape was registered against them.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 21:34
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