Three arrested in rape, murder of Kurukshetra girl

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 23:09

Ambala: Haryana Police on Friday claimed to
have cracked the rape and murder case of a 16- year-old
Kurukshetra girl.
Three accused were arrested by a special investigation
team of the Ambala Rane in the intervening night of May 26
and 27 from the area of police station Shahbad, Kurukshetra.



Accused have been indetified as Gurwinder Singh,
Ranjot Singh and Virender alias Kaka.



The police also found two firearms along with four
live bullets from their possession.



Addressing a press conference, IGP, Ambala Range, KK
Sindhu, that the girl, student of 12 class, belonging to
Kurukshetra was forcibly kidnapped in the late evening hours
of May 4, by unidentified persons using a utility vehicle from
close to Jindal Chowk, Sector 2, Kurukshetra.
Her dead body was found thrown in a drain in the area
of village Ramba, Police Station Sadar Karnal, Karnal after
she had been raped and murdered, he said.



People in Kurukshetra had even shut down their shops
and commercial establishments on May 25 in protest against the
failure of police to arrest the culprits responsible for the
kidnapping, gangrape and murder of the girl.



PTI



First Published: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 23:09

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