Nine year old girl had over 80 injuries marks on her body, forensic revealed rape
As the Indian nation faces tumults over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, yet another horrific case had been reported yesterday. A nine year old girl body, discovered by the police, had been last week reported as a rape case. The victim had over eighty injuries over her body, including her private parts.
The severely injured corpse was found near a cricket ground ground in Bhestan area of Surat on April 6. After five long hours of post-mortem, the forensic reported that the girl was raped and tortured for one week long. The cause of the death had been attributed to strangulation.
According to Ganesh Govekar, forensic head of the Civil Hospital, most of the external injuries were caused by a wooden weapon and declared that the girl was latter strangled to death. After nine days, the girl had not been identified yet but the police is taking all the necessary measures to find her family. Photographs of the victim had been sent to the state police control room for identification process.
The police had filed a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.