Police arrest 'habitual offender' who raped, killed 10-year-old girl in Hyderabad
The Hyderabad Police on Monday arrested the prime accused in the rape and brutal murder of a 10-year-old girl in the city.
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Police on Monday arrested the prime accused in the rape and brutal murder of a 10-year-old girl in the city.
The accused has been identified as Anil Kumar, who had lured the child away by offering her to buy chocolates.
According to reports, accused Anil Kumar is a repeated offender and was released from jail on Saturday. Reports say that Kumar took away the child, a class 3 student, and assaulted her sexually. After the shameful act, he brutally killed her by smashing her head with a boulder.
The girl's mother told News18, "I had not seen the suspect before. She was playing in front of my eyes and that man was there. I didn't know about his intentions but later the man took her away. When we realised that girl is missing, we called up the police."
The girl was kidnapped by the suspect from near a toddy shop where she was with her mother.
Locals found the girl's body in a ditch near her house in Bollaram police limits of Hyderabad on Sunday morning and alerted the cops.