The case of Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The police have arrested one more person in this regard, while a search is on for another. Police said that the girl’s family had filed a case of molestation against the accused in the year 2017. In this case the accused was out on bail.
Saharanpur: In Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, a case of murder of a girl has come to light for allegedly not withdrawing the molestation case.
On Sunday, Saharanpur police arrested a person for allegedly stabbing to death a 22-year-old girl.
According to the police, the girl’s family allegedly committed the crime after she refused to withdraw the five-year-old molestation case against the accused. The police have arrested one more person in connection with the murder, while the search for the third person is on.
According to the Indian Express report, the woman’s family had filed a molestation case against 24-year-old Anuj Kashyap in 2017. The accused remained in jail for about a month before being released on bail. An official said that the trial in this case is still pending in the court.
Police said that during the investigation of the murder it was revealed that Kashyap wanted to marry the girl and was furious after knowing that she was going to marry someone else.
According to the information, he was allegedly trying to contact the girl for the last few days.
Police said that on the evening of January 1, when the girl was returning home from work, Anuj allegedly stabbed her several times in the stomach from behind. Hearing the screams of the victim, when people started gathering at the spot, he ran away.
Soon after, the girl’s relatives reached the spot and took her to the hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead. The elder brother of the victim had lodged a complaint with the police against Anuj and two unknown people, on the basis of which the police have registered a case of murder.
The complainant told the police that Anuj Kashyap’s family was pressurizing his family to withdraw the molestation case. When the case was withdrawn, a proposal was also made to get the accused and the girl married.
A police officer said, ‘The girl’s family had turned down the offer.’
After the incident, the police scrutinized the CCTV footage from the place where the girl was stabbed. From this they came to know that Anuj, along with two other people standing nearby, escaped on a motorcycle.
A police official said, “During the investigation of the footage, we identified the two youths as Shiv Kashyap and Vishal Kashyap. We have arrested Anuj and Vishal in the case. He was produced in a local court, from where he was sent to judicial custody. Raids are being conducted to trace Shiva.
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