The Hush Post: Injured in a bid in an attempt to rape by mother’s paramour, a 7-year-old girl died on Tuesday.
The paramour of minor girl’s mother had thrashed her after a failed rape bid. The minor girl was seriously injured in the assault. She was admitted to a private hospital on the Gill Road on September 26. On Tuesday, she succumbed to her injuries. The police had arrested the victim’s mother and her paramour. After her death, the police added murder charges in the FIR. The police had registered this FIR against the accused and have already arrested the victim’s mother and her paramour.
Accused Amit Kumar (25) confessed he was living with his lover in one room rented accommodation. He said his lover’s daughter was a hurdle between him and his lover. He wanted to get rid of her. So he assaulted the girl after finding her alone at home.
Shimlapuri SHO Inspector Davinder Singh said that they arrested the victim’s mother on September 29, day after lodging the FIR. Her paramour was arrested on Monday night.
The police registered an FIR against on the complaint of maternal uncle of the victim. The complainant, a sanitary worker in Punjab Agriculture University, said his sister had married an Abohar-based man 13 years ago. She had three daughters from the marriage, but two out of three had died. His sister (36) eloped with her paramour Amit Kumar and started living with him in a live-in relationship. Her 7-year-old daughter was also living with her.
Paramour had attempted rape on the daughter of his lover on September 26
He alleged that on September 26 when his sister, who works as a peon in a factory, has gone to work. Her paramour Amit Kumar attempted rape on the minor girl after finding her alone at home. The accused has thrashed the girl brutally following which she lost her conscious. The landlord called on his sister after he found the girl serious.
He further alleged that instead of calling on police his sister tried to conceal the matter. She rushed her daughter to the hospital and to save her paramour told doctors that the girl met with an accident.
However, he came to know about the incident on Friday and lodged an FIR.
After the accused came to know that they have been booked they fled leaving the girl at the hospital.
Initially, the police lodged FIR under sections of 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 325 (Punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt), 376/511 (attempt to rape), 34 (act done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of IPC and sections 3 and 4 of Protection of children from sexual offences act. After the death of the girl, the police on Tuesday added section 302 (murder) in the FIR.