14-year-old girl in UP found dead with her eyes gouged out, police arrest neighbour in suspicion

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The Hush Post | 7:30 pm | One-minute read

A 14-year-old girl was found dead in Jalaun city of Uttar Pradesh. The police said the girl’s neighbour had been arrested charging him of murder and abduction.

The post-mortem report of the deceased is being awaited to ascertain whether the girl was raped or not.

The reports say that the girl went out for some work on Saturday evening, but she did not return home. Her parents lodged a report of her missing with the police the same night.

However, on Sunday afternoon, her dead body was found. According to the reports, her clothes were torn and her eyes gouged out.

DIG (Jhansi range) reportedly said that Ranjit Ahirwar, the neighbour, had been arrested and booked under sections 302 and 363 of IPC on the basis of complaint by victim’s father.

“The suspect already has a case under section 376 (rape) pending against him. He is also accused of molesting a minor relative. We are waiting for the post-mortem report before further action can be taken. The man is being interrogated,” the DIG said.

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