A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by four men and strangled to death in the presence of her elder sister in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district. Lakhimpur Kheri district superintendent of police Sanjeev Suman told reporters that the police have arrested seven people – four men who raped the girl in a sugarcane field, her elder sister and two others who were on guard during the crime. .
The age of the accused is between 18 and 19 years. According to the police, the sisters used to fight frequently after the younger sister recently came to know about the elder’s illicit relationship with four people and objected to it.
On Tuesday, the elder sister, on the pretext of participating in nature’s call, took the younger one with her to a nearby sugarcane field, where four people – identified as Ranjit Chauhan, Amar Singh, Ankit and Sandeep Chauhan – scolded her. allegedly raped her. Then, the minor girl was strangled to death with her dupatta.
The police officer said the elder sister was present there, while two others – Dipu Chauhan and Arjun – were on guard. Police said his body was seen by some villagers later that day.
According to the SP, the accused have confessed their involvement in the incident and told the sequence of events during interrogation.
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