Four Tribal children were raped and murdered by unidentified persons on last Thursday, police said.
In Jalgaon, northern Maharashtra, four minors siblings were allegedly raped – two girls aged 13 and 6 years and two boys aged 11 and 8 years.
According to police, Keeping children in the care of known persons. The parents of the children along with their eldest son had gone to a neighboring village to attend the cousin’s funeral. After that, the children were found murdered in a pool of blood inside a house on Four children aged 13 and 6 years(Girls) and 11 and 8 years (boys) found murdered in their farmhouse.
October 15 at nighttime. The incident happed in the village Rover taluka, 66 km from the Jalgaon district headquarters. The incident came to the notice of the media lately.
The house owner reached the house the next morning and noticed that the 4 children are cruelly murdered and he gave information to the police, and the police arrived there, police have registered cases under the Pokso (Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses) Act and charged with rape and murder, and started an investigation.
Police did not arrest any person till now and the police recorded it as rape and murder. These children are cruelly murdered with Axe.”We are verifying the evidence. Our investigation is progressing well. We should be able to make arrests soon,” Inspector General Pratap Dighavkar told reporters as to why no arrests have been made so far.
On Saturday, State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh visited Jalgaon and told to media that “the investigation is moving in a positive direction and arrests will be made soon.”