Dalit girl raped, murdered 2 days before marriage in Jaunpur while in Amethi, a woman was gang raped over a land issue

Jaunpur : A 19-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Badhauna village under Baksha police station area two days before her marriage, police said on Thursday.

The girl, who was to get married on Thursday, was found murdered with her throat slit open near her house on Wednesday morning. Later, the body was sent for post-mortem examination, police said.

The medical report received on Thursday confirmed that she was raped before being killed, police said, adding that the manner in which she was murdered indicated towards the involvement of more than one person in the crime. The Chief Medical Superintendent Bhaskar Rai said advanced medical examination report was awaited.     Meanwhile, after receiving the autopsy report, the family of the victim sat on fast unto death demanding immediate arrest of the accused, proper security and compensation.

Gang rape in Amethi

A woman was allegedly gang raped by some persons over a land dispute in Gauriganj area here, police said on Thursday. Hariram, a resident of Dihwa village, was involved in a land dispute with some persons. His wife was beaten up by rival group members following a heated argument over the issue.

“The victim alleged that some persons assaulted and later gang raped her in a house,” IG (Law and Order) Amrendra Sengar told reporters in Lucknow. Sengar said that a case has been lodged against three persons in this regard, but no arrest has been made

so far.

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