A 50-year-old girl was gangraped and murdered allegedly by three males together with a priest and his two disciples on Sunday night time in western Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district. Two males have been arrested and a case has been registered in opposition to them, police mentioned.
Pictures from the girl’s village house taken on Monday morning present her physique laid out on a cot, surrounded by relations and different villagers. A yellow sheet overlaying her decrease physique seems to be soaked in blood and certainly one of her legs seems damaged and bent on the foot.
“They introduced her on their very own in a automobile. She was lifeless after they left her right here. The priest and others dropped her on the door and left shortly,” the girl’s son mentioned in an interview to the native media on Monday afternoon, including, that that the girl used to go to the place of worship frequently. “On Sunday, she had left house round 5 pm and the lads introduced her again round 11:30 pm,” her son is heard saying within the interview.
A tweet by the Budaun police mentioned a case of gangrape and homicide has been filed and two arrests have been made. Budaun police chief Sankalp Sharma additionally confirmed two arrests. He additionally added that disciplinary motion was being taken in opposition to native policemen for negligence.
“The preliminary inquiry has discovered that the native police station in-charge was negligent in dealing with the case. I’ve ordered his suspension,”Mr Sharma mentioned.
A video of the accused priest had emerged on Monday, by which he claimed the girl fell right into a nicely close to the place of worship and that he and others rescued her. “I introduced two males to rescue her. We took her out of the nicely. She was alive. Once we dropped her house, she was alive,” he claimed within the video. It’s not clear who and the place the video was filmed.