Bengaluru police arrests 2 in minor's rape-murder case

Updated: 26 Aug 2017 08:05 PM

Bangalore [India], August 26 (ANI): Bengaluru police on Saturday arrested two persons, including a woman, in connection with the rape and murder of a four-year-old girl.

The raped minor succumbed to her injuries today morning at 3 am.

In the course of treatment, it was revealed that the child was repeatedly raped.

The two accused have been arrested and identified as Mallikarjun house owner, who brutally raped the child, and Chabdana, who is said to be close friend of Mallikaju.

In the investigation, the police has found that accused Mallikarjun had illicit relationship with Chandana, while the victim child was residing in the house of Chandana for some time.

Police has registered a case against the two arrested under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) act and is undertaking the investigation further. (ANI)

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