Pune: Minor girl murdered for complaining against molestation

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Chakan, July 25, 2020: In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old girl was brutally killed after she and her parents complained of molestation. Three men who were accused for molesting the minor girl, murdered her near Askhed Khurd village canal in Khed taluka of Pune district.

The girl’s uncle had filed a complaint against Chandrakant Patilbuwa Kolekar, Akshay Kisan Kolekar, and Sunil Mahadev Kolekar, all residents of Thoptewadi village in Khed taluka at the Chakan police station. Based on which the police registered an FIR against the three men. According to the police, the accused had molested the girl a few days back. Her uncle had reprimanded the accused. The deceased girl and her parents had also lodged a complaint with the police.

Around 3 pm on Friday (yesterday), the accused took the girl to the canal near the Askhed Khurd village and hit her on the head and face with a hard object resulting in her death. After the murder, the accused dumped the body of the deceased girl in a thicket under a lemon tree near the canal to destroy the evidence.

Chakan police rushed to the spot after getting information about the incident. Senior officials have also visited the spot. A case of murder and destruction of evidence has been registered against the accused under sections 302, 201 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code.  Police Sub Inspector Bhausaheb Dubey is further investigating the case.