Surat: Minor raped, tortured to death with more than 86 injuries on body

14 April 2018, 10:26 PM

A body of a minor was recovered on Sunday from near a cricket ground at Surat in Gujarat. The body had numerous injury marks, indicating that she was heavily tortured before being killed, said Police.

More than 86 injuries was found on the minor girl’s body including her private parts, stated the forensic head of the city’s Civil hospital, as reported by a leading news agency.

“Sample has been taken for Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) tests which will make clear if she suffered sexual assault and if she was strangled to death," added the authorities.

After extensive investigation of the crime scene, the perpetrators were not found. Doctors mentioned that FSL tests were needed to determine whether she was raped or not before being murdered.

The Surat incident comes after nationwide outrage from all parts of the country over Kathua and Unnao gang-rape case. BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is allegedly accused in the Unnao rape case was sent to seven-days of CBI custody. The decision comes after Allahabad High Court ordered the probe agency to arrest the minister.

Whereas an eight-year-old minor girl was allegedly tortured, drugged, raped and then killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua region. Her body was discovered on January 17.

First Published: Saturday, April 14, 2018 09:42 PM

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