Lakhimpur girl`s murder: Constable arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 22:41

Lucknow: Gunner of a circle officer was on Sunday arrested by the CB-CID team probing the death of a minor girl,
who was found hanging inside Nighasan police station in Uttar
Pradesh`s Lakhimpur district.

"Gunner of Circle officer Atiq Ahamad has been arrested
by the CB-CID for his involvement killing a 14-year-old girl,
who was hanging on Jun 10 in Lakhimpur Kheri," Cabinet
Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh told reporters here.

He said that during interrogation Ahamad has allegedly
confessed to his involvement in the girl`s murder.
On whether there was an attempt to rape, Singh denied but
said that it was a molestation bid and the constable used to
lure the girl and his past had corroborated this.
The charge-sheet in the matter would be filed soon in
the court.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 22:41
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