Bijnor: A Dalit girl, who was missing for almost two weeks, was found murdered in a sugarcane field at Hardaspur village in Bijnor district. Her throat was slit with a razor.
A man, identified as Salim, was arrested by police. He has reportedly confessed to the crime and claimed that he was once in a relationship with her. Heavy police force was deployed in the area after fears of the incident taking communal colour.
The girl belonged to Khera Mohalla of Haldaur police station. She went missing on August 31 after leaving her house for a friend’s function. Her family soon filed a missing complaint. They suspected that Salim may have kidnapped their daughter. The girl’s father said, “My daughter went missing on August 31. I had filed a complaint and gave Salim’s name to the cops. But, the police did nothing. Her body was recovered after 15 days.” A case has been registered against Salim now.
SP (city) Lakshmi Nivas Mishra said, “Police are probing the matter and have arrested the accused. He has confessed to his crime and narrated the entire incident. He also said that he loved the girl and was in a relationship with her for four years. But, of late, she liked someone else which enraged him to take the extreme step.”