Video Shows Man Kidnapping A Toddler Sleeping With Her Mum Before Raping And Beheading Her
The incident happened when the girl and her mother were sleeping at a railway station.
A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and beheaded by a man after she was kidnapped by the suspect from a platform of Tatanagar railway station in Jharkhand state's Jamshedpur city
The incident happened last Thursday night, 25 July, during which the little girl was picked up by the man in a t-shirt and shorts while she was sleeping next to her mother and her male companion, according to a closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage.
The Times of India, in its 1 August report, said that the suspect took the girl to the fabrication yard of ISWP company in Telco, about 4km from the station.
He then called his friend there and the duo took turns to rape the little girl. Once she started crying, the main suspect strangulated the girl to death.
He then beheaded her with a sharp weapon and stuffed the decapitated body in a bag and dumped it behind the boundary wall of ISWP, the Times of India reported.
While the police recovered the torso on Tuesday, the head has not been found yet.
Following the incident, three persons, including the prime suspect and his friend, were arrested by the police force of the Indian Railways, Government Railway Police (GRP) on Tuesday, 1 August
According to an Indian news site, The Wire, which cited Superintendent of Police (Railway), Ehtesham Waquarib, the girl's mother had left her husband in Purulia district of West Bengal state with a man, who is one of the three men arrested, and her child.
After her daughter disappeared, the mother lodged a complaint with the police saying that the man with whom she had fled might be involved in the incident.
Superintendent Waquarib said that the woman's male companion was remanded in jail on Tuesday and his role in the incident is being investigated. Meanwhile, the two accused were remanded to 14 days of judicial custody on Wednesday, 2 August.
"The girl's private parts have also been damaged, indicating rape. We are awaiting her post-mortem report to conclusively confirm that," GRP deputy Superintendent Noor Mustafa Ansari said in a statement to the Hindustan Times.
The main accused, 37-year-old Rinku Sahu, has had a history of similar criminal offences, deputy Superintendent Ansari revealed
He said that Sahu was sentenced to two-year imprisonment for abducting a seven-year-old child with an intention to kill in Jamshedpur on 18 April 2015.
A local court convicted and sentenced him to a two-year jail term in March 2018… He came out of jail a few weeks ago.
You can watch the CCTV footage of the girl being kidnapped by Sahu. The footage was released by the GRP to the media: