Sambhal (UP), 20 November (IANS). The dead body of a 16-year-old girl found missing from a tree in forest area in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh. The girl had gone with her neighbor Arjun Kumar (18) on Wednesday night and the police recovered her body on Thursday night.
On the complaint of the girl’s father, a case has been registered against the accused and she has been arrested. At the same time, the dead body of the girl has been sent for post-mortem.
Gunnore Circle Officer Krishna Kant Saroj said, the girl’s father alleged that her daughter was abducted by the accused and later taken to the forest and killed. We have registered a case of murder on the accused and taken him into custody.
He further said, during interrogation, the accused said that he had also tried to kill himself with the girl, but survived due to the rope being loose. Later he could not muster the courage to kill himself. The investigation in the case is going on, soon the accused will be sent to jail.
According to the police, the girl was a student of class 9th and it is being said that she was in a relationship with the accused, studying in class 10th. The girl’s family was against the relationship and wanted her to continue her studies, but the accused was forcing her to marry.
The elders of the village and the family of both also held meetings to resolve the matter, but the efforts proved to be a failure.