New Delhi: In the gut-wrenching murder case of a 2.5-year-old girl, police claimed to have arrested a total of 4 people including main Accused Zahid’s wife. The police is yet to file the charge-sheet in the case.
“4 people including the main accused Zahid and his wife were arrested. The body was wrapped in a cloth belonging to Zahid’s wife. We have met victim family and they have demanded that the accused should be hanged till death. Charge-sheet to be filed,” said Akash Kulhari, SSP, Aligarh
The body of Twinkle Sharma was found in a garbage dump on Sunday.
Two accused — Zahid and Aslam — have already been arrested on Thursday for killing the child.
The police said on June 5 that the girl was abducted and killed in a revenge crime over a financial dispute her father had with Zahid.
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday constituted a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the murder of the minor.
“An SIT has been formed under the Superintendent of Police, Rural Area (SPRA). A forensic science team, the Special Operations Group (SOG) and a team of experts have been included in the SIT to conduct the investigation on a fast-track basis. The POCSO Act will also be there in the case,” ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar said.
A postmortem was conducted under the supervision of a three-doctor team which confirmed that she was strangulated but ruled out the possibility of rape (ANI)
Aligarh Bar Association not to fight case of accused
The local Bar Association has said that no advocate would appear for the accused in the minor girl’s murder case in the court.
Anoop Kaushik, general secretary, Aligarh Bar Association, told ANI: “We stand with the family of the minor girl who was murdered in Tappal. No advocate will appear for the accused. We will not allow any advocate from outside to fight the case.”
He said that all the sections of the legal community here have extended their support to them. “The accused should be sentenced to death because the incident was appalling and barbarous,” he said.
Kailash Babu Gupta, president of Aligarh Bar Association, said: “This is a very serious case. The accused should be punished without any mercy. We are also planning to move the case to a fast track court.”
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