3 yr old girl kidnapped& murdered in railway coach at Pune station, police suspect rape

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Sumit Singh

Pune, August 28, 2019 : In a shocking incident, a three year old who was sleeping on footpath with her parents, was kidnapped by unidentified person  and assaulted her in a rail coach on the Pune railway station premises. The incident came to light on Tuesday morning. Police suspect that the girl was sexually abused before her head was smashed on blunt object.

Based on complaint from her mother, aged 20 year old, an FIR in this regard has been registered with Bundgarden police station, Pune city police, against unidentified person for offences under section 302 (murder) and 363 (kidnapping) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

According to police, the complainant had the child from first marriage and separating from him, she has married another man. She works as domestic maid and lives on the footpath on the road, behind Sassoon hospital, from Pune station to Maldhakka chowk.

Around 11 pm on August 26, after dinner the woman, her husband and the victim girl went to sleep. Around 5 am on August 27 (Tuesday) when the woman woke up she found the girl missing. Meanwhile, railway police officials found the girl around 7 am in a railway coach in the yard of Pune railway station. She was admitted in Sassoon hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries during treatment.

After the incident came to light, senior police officials inspected the footpath and railway yard. The incident has put a question mark on the security at the railway premises.