Trio arrested for rape-cum-murder of minor
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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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