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Police file chargesheet in Mugalivakkam rape case

  • Police file chargesheet in Mugalivakkam rape case

    Summary: Police sources said the Mahila Court in Chengalpattu is likely to take up the case for trial in a week. The Mangadu police filed a chargesheet against a suspected paedophile who raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl in Mugalivakkam in February this year. Originally, the Mangadu police began investigation into a complaint lodged by the father of a child who had gone missing. Police said that on February 5, when her parents were away, Daswant lured the child who was playing outside, and raped her. The CCTV footage and other evidence prompted the police to suspect Daswant and subsequently, he was arrested.

    The Mangadu police filed a chargesheet against a suspected paedophile who raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl in Mugalivakkam in February this year. Police sources said the Mahila Court in Chengalpattu is likely to take up the case for trial in a week. “Things are on track. The trial will start next week,” said a senior police officer. However, a sessions court in Chengalpattu granted him bail on the ground of statutory provisions and he is set to come out of jail soon. Originally, the Mangadu police began investigation into a complaint lodged by the father of a child who had gone missing , As Reported By Hindu.

    According to the Newspaper,Two days later, the burnt body of the girl was found near a bush in Pallavaram. Police arrested 22-year-old Daswant, an engineer who was the family’s neighbour. He had allegedly raped and killed the girl. Police said that on February 5, when her parents were away, Daswant lured the child who was playing outside, and raped her.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/police-file-chargesheet-in-mugalivakkam-rape-case/article19679123.ece


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