17-year-old girl raped, murdered by her own relative

Senior police officials, a forensic team and a dog squad swung into action and within 12 hours of the FIR, the culprit was nabbed with the help of a CCTV camera fixed outside the building.

A case of murder was registered at a police station in Pune after a 17-year-old girl was found raped and murdered on Thursday evening. The accused was a close relative of hers.

The girl, a Class 11 student, was alone in her house when the incident took place. Investigations revealed that the accused would keep a watch on her movements. He was aware she would be alone that evening and forced himself onto her. After raping her mercilessly, he strangled her.

The victim’s 11-year-old younger brother found her in an unconscious state after he returned home from school. He alerted the neighbours and also phoned the parents.

The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival. The victim was a resident of Dhayari area of Pune, behind Dhaireshwar Temple.

The case was registered on Friday evening as it was the post mortem report that revealed the teenager had been brutally raped.

Parents of the victim are daily wage labourers and have been staying with their two children in a one-bedroom flat.

A case of rape and murder was registered against an unknown person at Sinhagad police station on Friday evening.

Senior police officials, a forensic team and a dog squad swung into action and within 12 hours of the FIR, the culprit was nabbed with the help of a CCTV camera fixed outside the building.

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