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MP horror: 6-year-old girl brutally raped, eyes stabbed, left to die in jungle

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 April 2020, 17:05 IST

Amid coronavirus lockdown, crime has not stopped across the country. Be a crime against elder or children, every day an assault case is reported. Another ghastly incident has been reported in Madhya Pradesh, where a 6-year-old girl was brutally raped by a slayer. He also stabbed the eyes of the minor girl child in Damoh district on Wednesday.

The victim was later found from a jungle, she was bleeding from eyes and her hands and legs were tied up by the rapist. The victim was admitted to a hospital in Jabalpur where she was operated upon to save her vision.

Despite strict laws like POCSO, the man has no fear before raping the 6-year-old girl and left her in the jungle to die.

However, police have nabbed a suspect on Thursday in connection with the heinous crime.
Reportedly, this is the third rape case that has been reported in the state amid ongoing coronavirus lockdown.  

MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered police officials to arrest the culprits in the 6-year-old case.

He also wrote on Twitter, “That culprit behind this crime will be given strict punishment.”

Even former CM Kamal Nath also condemned the incident and also questioned him in his tweet, “Shivraj Ji, what is happening in Madhya Pradesh? The confidence of criminals is high even during the lockdown. Such a brutal rape incident has happened amid the lockdown when even the common man is unable to go out to buy essentials.”

To caught the culprit, Damoh Superintendent of Police (SP) Hemant Chouhan has announced a bounty of Rs 10,000.

Police said the culprit will be arrested soon. Also, police have detained a 20-year-old suspect identified as Sachin Sen in connection with the assault on the girl.

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First published: 24 April 2020, 17:00 IST