Eight-year-old raped, murdered by cousin

March 29th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly raping and murdering his eight-year-old cousin in southwest Delhi, the police said Saturday. The incident occurred on Holi day when the accused, identified as Vikas, took the girl from her Najafgarh house for a ride on his motorbike.

The police said Vikas took her to the fields of Kharkhari village and raped and killed her. He dumped the body in a 30-feet deep bore well.

The girl’s family filed a missing complaint report.

“Vikas was detained during investigations. He later confessed to raping and killing the girl. The girl’s body has been recovered and sent for post-mortem examination,” said a police official.

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