A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a man in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh.
On Friday police said, "the man was recently released from jail after spending six months there on the charge of molesting the minor’s aunt." They also added, "the incident took place on Thursday evening in the area located under the Sabalgarh police station limits."
Sabalgarh police station in-charge Narendra Sharma said, "The accused, identified as Bunty Rajak (36), was arrested for the offence." He also said, “The five-year-old Dalit girl disappeared on Thursday evening. Her family members failed to find her anywhere in the village, following which they started searching her on the outskirts. They found her lying in a pool of blood on a farm."
He added, "On being informed, a police team reached the spot and launched a probe. During the investigation, the accused was arrested from the village."
The official said, “Rajak confessed to his crime and he was booked for the rape and murder of the girl. Relevant sections of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention Of Atrocities) Act and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act were also slapped against him."
The Victims family members told, "he might have committed the crime to settle an old score."
The official said, "The victim’s family members and other villagers staged a road blockade on Friday to demand capital punishment for the accused."
Sharma said, “The accused had spent six months in jail for molesting the victim’s aunt and returned to the village about 10 days back only."