Two youths in a small village in Agra, Uttar Pradesh raped and murdered a 14-year-old minor girl. One of the two youths is a 15-year-old.
On Friday, police revealed that an 18-year-old youth, Rahul choked and dragged the minor girl to the nearby forest. The girl had gone to relieve herself when the incident took place. He and the other juvenile 15 –year-old raped her in the forest. According to the police, the reason for her death might be suffocation as she was gagged with a cloth by the accused. Later they got rid of the body by disposing of it in the pond.
When the girl did not return home, her family started searching for her. One of the family members came across the body. The police were informed subsequently and an investigation started.
The postmortem of the body revealed that the victim was assaulted sexually. The reason for death was stated as “smothering”. After investigations police found out about the involvement of Rahul. He used to work as a daily wage for the father of the victim. Another 15-year-old boy’s involvement was found. The police took them into custody on Sunday.
The police revealed that Rahul was removed from his job and was also thrashed. The crime might have been done in vengeance. Police have registered a case against the two under sections 376-D (gangrape), 302 (murder), and 201 (disappearance of evidence). The minor accused would be taken to the juvenile center after being presented before the juvenile justice board.