An 11-year-old girl was raped and bludgeoned to death at a wedding before her attacker reportedly rejoined the celebrations covered in her blood.
Suspect Uttam Sahu, 24, is accused of luring the child away from the party in the Indian district of Kabirdham in Chhattisgarh late on Wednesday night.
After promising to get her a cold drink, he took her 1.5km away near to a dark and deserted spot near a stream, it is claimed. The site where the girl’s body was found in India. She was kidnapped, raped and bludgeoned to death There he raped her and bludgeoned her to death with a cement brick before abandoning her half-naked body, police say.
An investigator said he didn’t bother covering his tracks, returning to the wedding and partying as if nothing had happened with her blood fresh on his shirt.
‘He left her body with hardly any clothes on and returned to the wedding. He had no clue that he had bloodstains on his shirt,’ said Kawardha SP Lal Umed Singh.
Protests in cities across India have been held this month, with demonstrators demanding action against rapists and violence against women.The rallies came after eight-year-old schoolgirl Asifa Bano was kidnapped, gang raped and murdered […]