Kannauj: In what has turned out to be a case of human sacrifice, a 14-year-old girl was #killed & #raped by tantrik in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Girls Parents supposed to be involved in the crime as it happens on thier approval.
The accused who was absconding after raping and murdering the minor girl has been apprehended by the Uttar Pradesh Police.
The incident took place in Bhadausi village of Kannauj district earlier this week, when accused occultist cum teacher Krishna Kumar Sharma took the girl to a temple to perform the ritual, where he first killed her and then raped the dead body.
Giving details about the crime, Kannauj Assistant Superintendent of Police Keshav Chandra Goswami told ANI, “The father of the girl, Mahaveer Prasad, contacted the occultist to seek his help in finding gold buried in the premises of the former’s house. The tantrik told them that if they sacrificed their daughter they would get five kilos of buried gold within hours of the ritual.”
“After the parents agree to the accused’s demand, he invited the family to a local temple, where he recited some prayers and then took the girl, who was semi-conscious, to the field on the pretext of completing the ritual. The girl was stripped for the ritual in front of the parents. He then strangulated her as a part of the ritual and the dumped the body in a nearby field,” the official said.
While dumping the body of the girl, the tantric raped it as her parents stood nearby. After the crime, he then slightly cut open the neck to collect the blood to be offered to the deity.
The accused made the parents believe that the girl would regain her consciousness in some time and fled from the spot.
After the accused did not return, he victim’s father, a jeweller by profession, then approached the police and registered a complaint against the tantric for kidnapping his daughter.
On Thursday, the police recovered the dead from a field and sent it for a postmortem.
The police also took the girl’s parents into custody for questioning.