Accused in rape, murder of 8-yr-old disabled girl nabbed

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 May 2018 11:42:40


Our Correspondent,


Shahpura police arrested the accused who raped and murdered an eight-year-old handicapped girl at village Khairbhagdu under jurisdiction of Shahpura police station.
The accused raped the girl and killed her by smashing her head with a big stone. Within 24 hours, the accused was arrested by police and he confessed of the committing the crime.

SHO, Shahpura police station Dr Anil Patel informed that on May 5 village Khairbhagdu resident Bhagirath Dhurvey , son of Sunder Singh Dhurvey, age 33 years lodged complain about missing of his 8year old girl name Vidya Bai from his home. Later body of the girl was found in a field with her head smashed by a stone. The family had gone to attend wedding at their neighbour’s house and girl was alone at home. The accused took the girl from home to a far away distance from village. He raped the girl and then to hide the evidences he murdered the girl. When family members came home they did not found the girls and started searching her and then in morning they approached police.

Police registered case under Section 302, 201 against unidentified accused and started investigation. In the postmortem, doctors confirmed that girl was raped and then murdered. Then police added more Section including Section 376, 376 (2), I, J, M IPC, Section 4 and 8 of Protection of Children Against Sexual Crime Act 2012. On the instruction of DIG, Shahdol Range RK Arusia and S.P K Kartiken, under guidance of ASP Sunita Rawat, DSP OP tandia, SHO, Shahpura Dr Anil Patel and his team interrogated suspects strictly. They arrested suspect Pramod alias Khelu, son of Kandhai Singh Paraste, age 22 years, resident of Khairbhagdu. He was interrogated strictly and soon he confessed on committing heinous crime.

The team which solved this case included SHO Dr Anil Patel. ASI Santosh Bhardwaj, Head Constable Damodar Rao, Santosh Yadav, Vipin Joshi, Vijay Bairagi, Brajesh Tripathi, Constable Jamuna Singh Dhurvey, Head Constable Nirmala Maravi, Home Guard Arjun Singh, Sonilal Chakraborty.

DIG, Shahdol RK Arusia has congratulated the team and announced for cash award for members.