A three-year-old girl found dead in a field in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday morning was raped and murdered. This is the third rape-murder of a minor in the district in the 20 days.
The girl was missing from this Wednesday and today morning found about a Kilometer away from her house. The Victim’s father had accused another villager, Lekhram, in his complaint to the police. He had alleged that his daughter was kidnapped and killed in an old rivalry.
It was the third case this month after a 17-year-old girl raped and killed and a 13-year-old girl raped brutally murdered in Lakhimpur Kheri, there is no sign of Police strict exercise to stop it.
Facing a spurt in crimes against women, especially minors, the state government recently set up a Women and Child Safety Organization headed by a senior police officer to handle these cases and ensure the safety of women and children.