7-year-old girl from minority community raped, killed in UP

Moradabad, December 27 (KMS) A seven-year-old girl of a minority community was kidnapped, raped and murdered in a village in BJP-RSS ruled state of Utter Pradesh, India.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the girl, belonging to a minority community, had gone missing while she was playing outside her house on December 22 in Moradabad city of the state, police said.

Her body was found later in a sugarcane field, nearly two kilometres away from her house. An autopsy, conducted confirmed that she was sexually assaulted and murdered.

The girl was the youngest of three siblings, and her father is a vegetable seller. After she went missing, her family lodged a missing complaint. Two police teams were deployed to trace her but they could not find her.

The girl’s mother said, “I searched everywhere for my daughter but could not find her. I want justice for my daughter.”

Meanwhile, in another BJP-RSS ruled state of Gujarat, police arrested six men with the gang-rape a 14-year-old girl in Gujarat’s Dang district, an official said

The incident took place around two months back, but came to light recently when a relative of the girl came across a video of the crime on a social media platform. The purported act was recorded by one of the accused on his mobile phone and later circulated on social media, he said.