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Boy murdered in Chandauli, protests in the area

Last Updated: Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 13:44

Varanasi: A 12-year-old boy was allegedly
sodomised and killed in neighbouring Chandauli district,
triggering protests by locals who attacked the office of the
additional district magistrate.

Two persons were arrested today for their alleged
involvement in the crime.

The half naked body of the victim Kishan Jaiswal, son
of an advocate, was recovered from a deserted area near his
house yesterday.

Police said Kishan left his house to play with friends
and didn`t return till Tuesday night following which family
members reported the matter to police.

Some locals spotted the body with injury marks on the
head and other parts of the body in a deserted government
quarter behind his house. The body has been sent for

Angry over the murder, shopkeepers in the area downed
their shutters and locals barged into the court of additional
district magistrate and broke furniture.

They also demanded immediate arrest of the culprits
and action against local police officials, who they alleged
failed to take timely action.

The situation was brought under control only after
police promised action against the concerned police officials.

Heavy police force has been deployed in the area to prevent
any untoward incident.

On the basis of the complaint of the brother of the
deceased, police arrested two persons Niranjan alias Appu and
Nagendra today.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 13:44
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