A 50-year-old girl was gangraped and murdered allegedly by three males together with a priest and his two disciples on Sunday evening in western Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district. Two males have been arrested and a case has been registered towards them, police stated.
Photos from the girl’s village dwelling taken on Monday morning present her physique laid out on a cot, surrounded by members of the family and different villagers. A yellow sheet protecting her decrease physique seems to be soaked in blood and one among her legs seems damaged and bent on the foot.
“They introduced her on their very own in a car. She was lifeless once they left her right here. The priest and others dropped her on the door and left shortly,” the girl’s son stated in an interview to the native media on Monday afternoon, including, that that the girl used to go to the place of worship usually. “On Sunday, she had left dwelling round 5 pm and the boys introduced her again round 11:30 pm,” her son is heard saying within the interview.
A tweet by the Budaun police stated 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 towards 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 stated.
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 dwelling, she was alive,” he claimed within the video. It’s not clear who and the place the video was filmed.