Teen Dalit girl was killed for resisting rape: Cops

Summary: Even before police had worked out the case, in which rape was suspected, the Dalit girl was found murdered. Locals who found the body had alerted police and the body was sent for post mortem. Kori spotted her and tried to rape her. Meerut: Two days after a teen Dalit girl was found murdered in a field here under Dhalauna police station in Hapur, 20 km from Meerut, police have arrested a 22-year-old man from the same village, named Mohit Kori, who confessed to have slit the throat of the 14-year-old after she resisted rape. Kori admitted to having committed the crime and the weapon was also recovered based on his confession, police said.Earlier the burnt body of a woman with her throat slit was recovered from a field in Dhalauna on December 4.

Meerut: Two days after a teen Dalit girl was found murdered in a field here under Dhalauna police station in Hapur, 20 km from Meerut, police have arrested a 22-year-old man from the same village, named Mohit Kori, who confessed to have slit the throat of the 14-year-old after she resisted rape.”He tried to strangle her with a stole and later picked up a sickle and slit her throat, fearing she would raise the alarm,” Hemant Kutiyal, superintendent of police, Hapur, said.The girl had gone to fetch cattle fodder from a field close to her village in Dhalauna area on Thursday afternoon. Kori spotted her and tried to rape her. She resisted the attack and shouted for help, and she murdered her, Kutiyal said.Her body was spotted by people later in the evening on the same day even as the family was frantically trying to find her .

According to the Newspaper,The horrific crime, which came days after the disfigured body of an unidentified woman was found abandoned in the same area, sent shock waves across the neighbouring villages, with residents erupting in protest on Thursday evening.Enraged villagers had blocked NH 24 in front of Dhalauna police station, following which top officials had assured villagers that the culprit would be caught quickly.Local police had detained several youths in the area and had finally zeroed down on Kori who was lying low ever since the crime was committed. Kori admitted to having committed the crime and the weapon was also recovered based on his confession, police said.Earlier the burnt body of a woman with her throat slit was recovered from a field in Dhalauna on December 4. Locals who found the body had alerted police and the body was sent for post mortem.

Source:-https://www.nyoooz.com/news/meerut/980508/teen-dalit-girl-was-killed-for-resisting-rape-cops/

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