Girl, 12, 'gang-raped by uncle and brothers then beheaded
SEE ALSO :Rape of girls high in Nairobi - reportPolice grew suspicious after the uncle blamed the killing on a man with whom he was locked in a bitter land dispute. Further questioning revealed the family's alleged role in the killing. It emerged she had been taken to her uncle's home and gang-raped after finishing a school exam. She was then allegedly strangled by an aunt after bravely threatened to tell police about the rape. A senior police officer says the uncle and brother are now in custody and said they are now on the lookout for the second brother.
SEE ALSO :Man jailed for rape freed on appealThe 27-year-old man visited the four-year-old's mother at her home in Khopoli town in Maharashtra, India. After taking the girl and gagging her at his home, the suspect is thought to have sexually assaulted and then killed her. The man then severed the girl's head with a kitchen knife and dumped her torso about 300m behind the house.
We are undertaking a survey to help us improve our content for you. This will only take 1 minute of your time, please give us your feedback by clicking HERE. All responses will be confidential.