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Man Raped Minor Girl, Made Murder Attemp

2016-08-08 22:56


Ranaghat, Aug. 8: Police today arrested a 36 year old man in Nadia’s Aranghata for allegedly raping an eight year old girl and for trying to kill her later.

The arrest was made after Police recovered unconscious nude body of the girl early in the morning from a jute field in Salua, about 500 meter away from her home, where the accused raped her and later tried to strangulate her.

The victim girl, a student of class two at a local primary school, was admitted to Ranaghat sub divisional hospital and stated to be in a very serious condition.

The angry locals today ransacked the house of the accused, identified as Dinesh Das located in Aranghata Daspara area. A large police team from Dhantala police station rushed to the spot and controlled the situation.

Dines was produced before the additional chief judicial magistrate’s court in Ranaghat whenm he was ordered jail custody for 14 days.

Police said, on Tuesday afternoon, Dinesh lured the girl for a ride when she wad playing with some of her friends. He  given her some toffees and took her to the deserted jute field. An officer of Dhantala police said: "Dinesh raped the girl there on a number of occasions and tried to kill her when she started bleeding profusely from her private parts. He tried to strangulate the girl in a hurry and left the spot keeping the girl in a pool of blood pressure after darkness descended".

Later in the night when the girl did not return home, her parents, a farm laborer couple began a search. It was then her friends told that she was last seen with Dinesh going for a cycle ride.

Girl's father, who lodged police complaint said: "It was then we rushed Dinesh's house to ask him about my daughter's whereabouts. He initially claimed ignorance about her. The locals, however, lost cool when he blatantly refused even to see her. The angry locals dragged him out of home and started beating. The police, however, rescued him. During police interrogation later in night Dinesh confessed that he raped my daughter".

Police said, Dinesh was taken to the jute field during the wee hours to identity the spot and to locate the body of the girl.

Police said, Dinesh was charged for rape, murder attempt and for sexual atrocities on child under protection of children from sexual offence act, 2012.

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