Mhow court awards capital punishment to rapist

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Mhow court awards capital punishment to rapist

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | PNS | Mhow

Mhow judicial court has awarded capital punishment to the rape accused Ankit Singh Vijayvergiya. Fifth ADJ Varsha Sharma has announced this judgment for rape case registered in Mhow police station under sections 302, 376 AB, 363 and 366 of the IPC and sections 5 and 6 of the POCSO Act.

According to prosecution, the accused, Ankit Vijayvergiya, raped a four-year od girl after abducting her while she was sleeping next to her father outside a temple. The next day, the body of the girl was found at the abandoned army bungalow number 122 which is ruined and is in form of a mini forest.

The accused raped the girl in this bungalow and after raping and killing her, he threw her clothes in the bushes of this bungalow.

Then, he went to his house through the Prahsanti hospital road and slept.

Police searched the video footage of different CCTV cameras located around the scene of crime and identified the suspect. The photo of suspect was shown to more than 50 people who live near the site of crime.

An auto-rickshaw driver identified the photo of the accused Ankit Vijayvergiya as the accused.

The accused Ankit confessed to his crime in front of police.

The police team, led by ASP Mhow Dharamraj Meena comprising SDOP Mhow Vinod Sharma and TI Mhow Abhay Nema under the guidance of Indore DIG Ruchivardhan Mishra, busted this blind murder within 24 hours of the crime.

It is to be noted that there are several abandoned and ruined bungalows of Mhow army administration.

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