NEW DELHI: All the five accused in the shocking, gruesome incident of a 14-year-old girl who was raped then brutally murdered while she was returning home after watching Ram leela with her family in Kundli have been arrested by the Haryana police on Friday. The incident took place adjoining the New Delhi-Haryana border in Sonipat on Thursday.
The girl was returning home with her brother and mother after watching Dussehra celebrations, was killed after being gang-raped by five youth.The youth buried the victim after killing her body has been exhumed by the police and postmortem is being conducted.
“All the five accused Parveen, Nitin, Deepak, Karan and a 16 year old juvenile has been arrested by the police in connection with the crime. The case has been registered under section 376 D, the accused have been taken under one day remand. Further investigations are on.” SHO Police Station Kundli Dheeraj told Express.
Sources said the girl was returning home after attending Dussehra celebrations in the Narela area of Delhi. She was on a cycle. The accused, who were drunk and on-board an auto rickshaw, attacked her family members and forcibly bundled her into the auto. The victim's mother and brother were assaulted by a sharp object in the head, the brother got injured and fell unconscious when tried to chase the auto-rickshaw.
The men dragged the girl then took the girl to a secluded place where they raped her. Meanwhile, the girl's relative had called the police and provided the details of the kidnapping.
One of the accused, Parveen Kumar, who was arrested first had confessed his involvement in the crime and had accompanied the police while recovering the body of the girl. He also showed the place the place where the girl was raped the police said.