The Noida Police on Monday arrested a 55-year-old man for allegedly raping and killing his 50-year-old associate’s three-year-old granddaughter because the couple believed she was a “hindrance to their marriage”, officers mentioned.
The grandmother has additionally been detained for her position within the matter which was reported on December 25 after the kid had gone “lacking”, the police mentioned, because it busted the blind homicide case.
The woman’s physique was recovered from an under-construction constructing close to Ilahabas village on December 28, with the police launching a probe after it suspected that the kid was sexually assaulted as effectively, officers mentioned.
They mentioned the woman had been residing together with her grandmother as her father had been in jail for the final two years whereas her mom had been residing in her house district of Budaun because of a dispute between the couple.
“The lady had on December 25 knowledgeable the native Part 2 police station that her granddaughter had gone lacking on December 24. An FIR was lodged underneath Indian Penal Code part 363 (lacking) and search launched for the kid,” a police spokesperson mentioned.
“After investigation and autopsy report, sexual assault towards the kid was confirmed. It was additionally confirmed that there had been an try to cover the proof because the physique was hidden underneath a log of plywood within the under-construction constructing,” the official mentioned.
With thorough investigation, the grandmother, who had reported the incident to the police, broke down through the questioning and confessed to her relationship with the person, the police claimed.
“The person hails from Bulandshahr district however had been staying close to Sector 88 in Noida for a very long time. He has a prison mentality. He alongside along with his girlfriend had conspired the homicide of the kid, believing she was hindrance to their marriage,” the spokesperson mentioned.
The accused was arrested on Monday from Sector 88, whereas the lady has been detained and additional authorized proceedings are being carried out, the police mentioned.
Fees underneath IPC part 302 (homicide), 376 (rape), 377 (unnatural offences), amongst others, in addition to the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act have been added within the case, the police added.
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