Chandigarh, Aug 16, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
Haryana Police have cracked the rape and murder case of a six-year-old girl in Panipat district that took place on August 15 within a few hours of the crime and arrested the accused involved in this heinous crime.
While giving this information here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that looking at the seriousness of the case, Superintendent of Police Panipat Sh. Shashank Kumar Sawan immediately visited the crime spot and constituted five police teams to crack the case. The post-mortem report confirmed that the girl was raped and murdered.
Taking cognizance of it, the police teams scanned the footage captured in CCTV cameras installed in nearby locations in which accused appeared carrying the girl. On the basis of the footage, police identified the accused and arrested him near Gymkhana Club in Sector 25, Panipat.
The accused has been identified as Ishwar, a native of Piri Chamoli (Uttrakhand) presently living as a tenant in Krishna garden.
The police will file challan as soon as possible for fast-tracking the case. Police will put the case in the category of “Chinhit Apradh” and the court will be requested to award capital punishment to the accused.
During interrogation, accused admitted to committing the heinous crime. He revealed that he was on his way when he saw the victim playing with her younger brother in a park. He lured the victim, picked her and took her to a location where he raped and murdered her and fled from the spot. Accused Ishwar is working at a dhaba at Floura Chowk for the last 5 months.
He was produced in court and sent to police remand.