Girl found dead in Surat might have been held captive, raped: Doctor

SURAT: The frame of an unidentified minor lady used to be found from Bhestan locality in Gujarat's Surat previous this month with "86 injury marks" and officials suspect that she have been held captive, tortured and raped over a time period, a police officer mentioned on Sunday
The frame of the woman, believed be within the age crew of 9 to 11 years, used to be noticed mendacity in bushes in a cricket floor within the locality on April 6 by some passersby, who informed police.

"The police are yet to identify the girl. We have taken the help of print as well as social media platforms, like WhatsApp, to circulate her pictures with the hope that someone who knows her would identify her," mentioned Pandesara police station inspector Ok B Jhala.

Ganesh Govekar, a health care provider at the city civil medical institution where the postmortem used to be conducted, mentioned there were as many as 86 harm marks at the frame of the woman.


"Going by the nature of the injuries, they seem to be caused in the period ranging from one week to one day prior to the recovery of the body, suggesting that the girl might have been held captive, tortured and possibly raped," mentioned Dr Govekar.


Police have announced a reward of Rs 20,000 for any person coming ahead to give details about the woman.


The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) has been roped within the investigation.


Police have registered a case underneath sections 302 (Punishment for murder), 323 (Punishment for voluntarily inflicting hurt), and 376 (Punishment for rape), and underneath provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) in opposition to unidentified persons.
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