Surat rape and murder of minor: Police transfer case to CBI
Apr 16 2018 by Desiree Burns
After Kathua, Unnao, Nine-year-old girl raped in Surat, body found with 86 injuries: As we all know that India is now at the shocked because of the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu, the other news is coming of the rape of a minor is coming from the city Surat where police found the body of a minor girl of a 9-years old with gruesome of more than 80 injuries.
According to the forensic reports, this 11-year-old girl was raped for 8 days and she is having 80 injury marks on her body.
It was spotted lying in bushes near a cricket ground on the morning of April 6 by some passersby, the police said.
"She had 86 external injuries on her body", Civil Hospital forensics head Ganesh Govekar said, adding that a wooden weapon was used to cause most of the injuries. This time around, Surat Police have disclosed an incident where a 11 eleven year old girl had been raped, tortured and strangled to death. The cops are checking the list of missing reports to identify the girl. It is to be noted that her body bore around 86 injury marks to show the brutality of the crime. However, the identity of the victim was not known yet and none of her family has claimed the body. "We have taken a DNA sample for identification".
The police have registered a case under Sections 302 (murder) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
The police commissioner said the investigation has been handed over to the city police's Crime Branch and all efforts are being made to identify the girl.
The brutal incident from prime minister Narendra Modi's home state comes even as protests are raging across the country over Kathua and Unnao rape cases.
"I want to assure the country that no culprit will be spared, complete justice will be done".
Among the accused in the case are police officers and a retired government official. The accused, who was from her same tribal village, let her go after two weeks and threatened her against telling anyone. There is indeed a possibility that the girl may have been raped, tortured and killed elsewhere.